I wonder if you, like me, were given this precious golden nugget of advice at school: Write what you know. A faultless piece of wisdom that successful writers such as Stephen King, JK Rowling, and William Shakespeare no doubt kept close to their hearts as they started out on their particular roads to wild acclaim. … Continue reading On Writing What You Know
January 2021 was a notable month in American history. I won’t pretend that what was going on in our house was anywhere near as important as national events - but they certainly hit home just as hard. When you find rat poop under your sofa, the wider world loses focuses, just for a second. Yes, … Continue reading On Vermin
This seems to be a squirrel feeder, but it said bird feeder on the box.
So, after Jordan had been through her dental surgery, she didn’t drink for a week. After June went through hers, she was back to normal, with maybe a more raspy bark, in a day or two. Big JC? Well, he took his own path to full fitness. The night the JCs came back from the … Continue reading On Post-Op Complications
You’re right; we’ve been here before. A rescue pug (or two) who comes to us with poor teeth that need a lot of expensive care. This time, though, it’s the JCs - they’re not, strictly speaking, our pugs. We’re fostering them…but that's beginning to feel like a much more long-term deal. The thing with pugs … Continue reading On the JCs’ teeth
This kind of advice is why we have mountain rescue teams.
I think this is my favorite of all the photos I took and messed about with this year. Next year, hopefully, I'll do something even better. Happy New Year to both of my readers!
I made this. With the help of Comic Life, so let's spread the blame around.
Found in Texas. No, really.
OK, everyone, create your own children's story out of this one. Include the words: trash panda, canoe, caterwaul, and rabies.