Tag Archives: dog

a tug on the leash – July 29

7.29.2014 the dog stops more often on our walks now to sniff, to lift a leg, to squat   or perhaps to fake one of these so that he can take a breath as he ages.   I tug at … Continue reading

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a couple of milkbones – October 10

10.10 a couple of milkbones and he is a goner.   nudge me this way pull me that, only just get me to the guy with the bones.   doggie looks up with those big lying eyes feed me, feed … Continue reading

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subduing nature – June 24

6.24 walking around the block again, dog at my side, with a plastic baggie for when he decides to let nature take its course on someone’s lawn. We all live in proximity that no longer allows for nature to do … Continue reading

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bad dog – April 9

4.9 Bad dog. The baleful head, already lowering, turns a sideways eye up to my accusation, and then ever so softly and gently, lets the missing half of my salmon ‘n cheese sandwich drop to the floor.   It must … Continue reading

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walking the other way – April 8

4.8 Walking the other way on a traditional trail today, the dog seemed confused. Kept stopping, sniffing, looking, turning back. It is a pond loop, but he is used to the other way round, as if his sense memories had … Continue reading

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