Category Archives: Animals

Dinner Time

I was at the computer busy typing away when I looked to the right and saw this: They were perched atop the printer and printer table sitting still as could be and ogling me.  I think they were saying, “It’s … Continue reading

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Disoriented Groundhog

There is a disoriented groundhog roaming around my yard lately.  He’s been a resident in our yard for the past six, maybe seven years.  I call him Chuck (yeah, I know, very original).  A few years ago, he acquired a … Continue reading

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Life With Cats

Warning:  This post contains lots and lots of cute kitty photos.   We brought them home on June 15, 2014 on Father’s Day.  My oldest son, who was a graduate student at the time, lived across from his Resident Director whose … Continue reading

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On Visiting Yellowstone National Park and Being Perplexed by the Behavior of Tourists

Back in July of 2001, our family took a trip out west to South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado, with Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park being our primary destinations.  Our two sons were 11 and 8 at the … Continue reading

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Nature’s Janitors

This morning, the hub had an early morning physical therapy appointment for some hip and back pain he’s been having.  He backed his truck out of the garage into the driveway and was surprised to see a dead opossum laying … Continue reading

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A Difficult Observation

My family acquired a cute little six-week old German Shepherd puppy when I was almost 11 years old and in the 6th grade.  My father was a pilot and one of the line boys at the airport he worked at … Continue reading

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Curious About the Word Cur

Personally, I’ve never heard anybody use the word “Cur” here in my part of the world (southeastern US).  I never heard the word used one single time while I was in veterinary school.  I first came across the word “Cur” … Continue reading

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