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Dog Dreams

RoofTop Chalie is coming around the final curve. He is running close to 45 mph and he can hear the hum of the crowd as he moves closer to the finish. He can feel his spine stretch as all four … Continue reading

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I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

I am woman, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ‘Cause I’ve heard it all before And I’ve been down there on the floor         … Continue reading

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Big, Black and Not-So-Bad!

Happy Belated National Black Dog Day. RoofTop Chalie reminded us today that October 1st was National Black Dog Day! Given how people sometime respond to big black dogs, Chalie wanted to make sure we knew that his kind have a … Continue reading

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RoofTop Chalie Sees a Snake

The small brown snake came out of the flower bed and was sidewinding across the stone driveway toward where Chalie and I were standing.  Chalie had never seen a snake before and I wondered how he’d react. The snake was … Continue reading

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Unlikely Friends…….RoofTop Chalie and the Backyard Birds

They flock the feeders with noisy fervor.  They push and shove…… and even nip or bite to get their fair share.  Some take a bit of food and head off to feed their babies…..selfless and kind.  Others stay and indulge……gotta … Continue reading

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RoofTop Chalie and the Paparrazzi

I stepped out of my front door, bright red leash in hand, anticipating a nice leisurely walk with RoofTop Chalie…….just Chalie and me. Chalie’s usual walker is dear old Dad, but he was working late.  But Chalie looks forward to his evening … Continue reading

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Thieves and Beggars….Beggars and Thieves

“Only to find some peace of mind, you’ve got to pick a pocket or two…….”                                                   … Continue reading

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The Persnickety Traveler

Persnickety:  Adj. 1. Placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy                                        2. Requiring a particularly precise or careful approach Traveling with … Continue reading

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“This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things!”

On Mother’s Day, I’d like to repeat the words of mothers worldwide:  “THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS!” You’ve said it. I’ve said it. I’ve even shouted it. And without fail, we will all say it again. When … Continue reading

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I wanna be a REAL dog!

My friends and I often talk about what we would do if we were given the chance to reinvent ourselves. If money and time were not issues, what would you do with your life? Pick a new career? Read every … Continue reading

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