Category Archives: Creatures

Animals, pets, critters, great and small

Your So-called Vacation

EMAIL From: Dixie DogTO: DaddySUBJECT: Your so-called vacation I hope you are having a good time on your vacation without me. I’m here at home right where you left me, all alone with nobody to take me for a walk. … Continue reading

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Test-Tube Lobsters

While not especially humorous, the lobster industry was an interesting aspect of a trip to Maine and I want to share it with readers. I found out more than I ever wanted to know about lobsters in Maine. They are … Continue reading

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Marge’s Valentine

One day she didn’t show up for work, which wasn’t like Marge. Upon checking, they found that Marge had passed away quietly at home, sitting in a chair, alone except for her pets. Marge was a somewhat unusual person. Single … Continue reading

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Pet Play

We have four pets, five if you count the fish. While I am away at work, the animals conspire with each other to think of ways to make me crazy.  “I’ll chew the legs on the table,” says the dog … Continue reading

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The Year of the Locust

This has been the year of the cicada in parts of the U.S. Cicadas have invaded like – well, like a plague of locusts from the Bible. Cicadas are sometimes called locusts, although, as I understand it, a true locust … Continue reading

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The Only Good Bug is a Dead Bug

Spring is here. Flowers are blooming, leaves are sprouting, and grass is growing. Oh, the freshness of it all. I love it — except for one thing – bugs. Insects are everywhere. I know some of them are harmless. Others … Continue reading

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The Dog Ate Saran Wrap

Gizmo is really a good dog most of the time. He’s a 15 years old Sheltie who long ago outlived most of the other dogs of his breed. He spends most of his days napping and dreaming. His arthritis prevents … Continue reading

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The Somalia Pirate Dog

When Obama was in the White House, he had a pet dog called a Portuguese Water  Dog. Joe Biden also has his eye on a pet dog. It is an unusual dog known as a Somalia Pirate Dog. The new … Continue reading

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Here Come the Mules

“So, what’s the big deal about mules,” asked my grandson, as he skated in circles balancing himself on the heels of his wheeled tennis shoes, a new skill he was  beginning to master. We were trying to get ready to … Continue reading

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Soapy Sunday

Mornings! I hate ’em. I headed for the kitchen for a cup of coffee, hoping it would help open my eyes so I could see how to brush my teeth. I stopped at the kitchen door and rubbed my bleary … Continue reading

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