Tag Archive | "Dogs"

National Take Your Dog To Work Day

Saturday, June 27, 2015

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    Friday was National Take Your Dog To Work Day all across this great land. A celebrated day when we share the love of our pooches with co-workers, customers & clients. A welcomed day, right? Not so my fellow canine lovers. For there were numerous reports of National Take Your Dog To Work Day […]

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Brain Drain #22

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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    Welcome to “Brain Drain,” the ongoing series of posts where yours truly lets go of some things that have disturbed me.   Since it has been a year since the last Brain Drain, I’ve come to conclude I am mellowing in my old age.  (That and I have been wearing white Rockports lately. […]

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Puppy Pound

Monday, December 8, 2014


        There comes a time in your life with multiple sclerosis when you raise a white flag to admit defeat.   Something is just too much. Too demanding. You’re in over your head. You’ve bitten off more than you can chew. (Insert your own lame cliche here.)       It could […]

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Tale Wagging Fun

Tuesday, April 9, 2013


Because I have writer’s block, please plug your nose and enjoy this encore My Odd Sock. This is Maggie, a three-year old Cockapoo rescued from the shelter by my mother. Weighing just 11 pounds, Maggie is little pooch who gives my Mom big attention. Maggie is very social, rarely barks and only on occasion will […]

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From The Mailbox

Saturday, October 8, 2011


    Today’s mail contained the usual assortment of bills, magazines, flyers and junk mail. But nestled between the folds, I discovered an advertisement that caused my head to tilt like puzzled canine.       It was an offer from a business called “Pet Lodge USA,” a self-described “hotel for pets.”     Pet […]

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Paper Trail

Saturday, September 24, 2011


    Are you comfortable admitting defeat? Do you scratch your enormous, bulbous head and admit you don’t get it like I do?     Isn’t it obvious I’m referring to Cottonelle Toilet Paper’s “Respect The Roll” promotion?   It’s a TV commercial encouraging you to visit the website respecttheroll.com to order your FREE tacky […]

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