Category Archives: Dogs

Follow the bouncing ball

Speaking of puppies…  Tessa Blue our (now) seven month old Australian Shepherd pup has been giving us all plenty of exercise since she joined our pack on September 11. I’ve never had such a talky dog. Molly Bloom is a quiet girl four years Tessa’s senior who will come and get you if she wants [...]

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Dog story…

The pastor at dad’s church told this one this morning… A devout Baptist wanted to have a dog. He went shopping from kennel to kennel, but no one could sell him a Baptist dog. He went to the rescue shelter but they couldn’t really say that any of their dogs were Baptist either. Finally, he [...]

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Nimrods

It’s that time of year again, when black traceries of geese ripple across the clear blue sky and the pounding shotguns in the marsh betray the presence of urban Nimrods, bent on the pleasure of killing something they’ll make a mess of if they actually try to cook it in their condos. Out with the [...]

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Doggie, doggie, doggie

Thanks to Zo for the Nellie McKay link… Two dogs hanging out after a hard day of keep-away Frisbee competition…

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Blue dog came home with us today…

Thank you to everyone who offered input. We went the suggestion that we pick the dog who was most responsive when we visited. The blue dog was demonstrative, the red dog was lovey, but laid back. We named her Tessa Blue, Tessa for short. She is very much a puppy — nosing into everything, hectoring [...]

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Red Dog/Blue Dog

One of two five month old puppies will come home with us today from Slinger. One has red merle markings, the other blue. I think they’re vaguely related to Molly Bloom. This afternoon we’ll drive over there and meet the pups, and depending on some subjective criteria, like who jumps up and licks my face, [...]

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Ten Minutes That Could Change Your Life!!!

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Inside the Beltway

Got here this morning via 495 to Colesville Road. Heath Row is copy typing the thing at media diet. Good to see so many friends and acquaintances. Doc Searls asked Donna Edwards, et al. if we can fix congress like we fix dogs.

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