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Best Home Alarm System: Man’s Best Friend

In my search for different and interesting ‘small screen’ series to sample, I stumbled upon a couple of good ones recently:  Human Target (from 2010 but cancelled after second season) and The Fall (from 2013 with three seasons to date).  … Continue reading

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Year 50 Day 364

So my dad calls me on my cell phone this morning, soon after I arrived at work.  He called to wish me well on the last day of my 50th year. How Sweet! (Can you hear the sarcasm dripping from … Continue reading

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Happy Adoption Day Lexy!

Three years ago today, Terry and I rescued Lexy from a shelter in Parsons, Kansas. She’s ready for her closeup now: She’s a little greyer on her muzzle, but she still bullies Porthos (who outweights her by almost 20 pounds) … Continue reading

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12 (or 13) Hilarious Reasons NOT to Get a Rottweiler

Great blog posting over at Rottweiler Life: “13 Reasons Not to Get a Rottweiler” I can confirm that #1, #2, #4, #5, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12 and #13 are all true with respect to the Rottweilers we’ve rescued … Continue reading

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More Than a Quarter of Porthos

Yesterday marked the four-month anniversary of our adoption of Porthos.  We survived the winter with a rambunctious adolescent Rottweiler.  Our house and specifically the trash can fared slightly worse.  He’s gradually adapting to confinement in the backyard when we leave … Continue reading

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Introducing Porthos

My Thanksgiving break was supposed to be less stressful and more relaxing this year because Terry and I decided to 1) not travel to Texas and 2) not host relatives for dinner.  While my Thanksgiving day cooking was somewhat less … Continue reading

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Book Review: Judy by Lewis (3.5 stars)

Judy: A Dog in a Million by Damien Lewis 3.5 to 4 stars out of 5 stars Read in late November 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from … Continue reading

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Farewell Apollo and Godspeed

Apollo began his final adventure Monday afternoon. He’s off chasing Roxy now. Rest in peace buddy and give Roxy our love.  

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Article: Keep pets safe in the dog days of summer

Keep pets safe in the dog days of summer http://news.consumerreports.org/health/2013/07/keep-pets-safe-in-the-dog-days-of-summer.html Apollo and Lexy are so spoiled. AC all day and sunset walks.

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Apollo and Venus

Soon after I returned home from work Tuesday evening, Terry suggested that we take Apollo to the dog park. I briefly thought of just taking Apollo for a walk around the neighborhood, but my legs kept shaking from the first … Continue reading

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