Tag Archives: dogs

rex, and a similarly amazing border collie

I am well into writing the second (of three) parts of Lost Dogs, and have introduced a new character, Rex, a Border Collie.  Like others of his breed, Rex is very agile and extremely intelligent.  Rex uses those gifts for … Continue reading

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“lost dogs” on kent island

One of the things I’m enjoying about writing Lost Dogs, my work-in-progress sci-fi novel, is that it’s set on Kent Island, MD, where I live: actually, a good chunk of it takes place in my neighborhood.  So when I go … Continue reading

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how life is like a dog walk

I have three dogs: Cookie, a female black Lab-Beagle mix; Cecilia, a female Beagle-Basset Hound; and Tequila (or Tiki), a moy-macho Chihuahua mixed with maybe Boston Terrier.  My wife Joni and I take them around our block every day.  And … Continue reading

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dogs can see colors

Like a lot of people, I imagine, I learned a lot of “facts” about dogs early on in life and never questioned most of them.  Until lately, that is.  As I’ve been writing Lost Dogs, I’ve done a fair amount … Continue reading

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and then there were five

This past Monday, we took our cat Mooch (the fellow below) to the vet to be put down.  He would have been 12 in March.  We’ve had him since May, 2008 (as you can see here) and he was sickly … Continue reading

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