Tag Archives: Pets

Melancholy Monday: A Farewell to Film

I have been called to task by several of you followers for posting things under my “Melancholy Monday” tag that were not really melancholy. I believe, however, that this one will fit the description quite well.We are in the final … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty: Leo the Languorous

With the exception of last Saturday, we haven’t seen blue skies or sunshine for about a week and are getting tired of dark mornings and the dismal pallor. It seems we’re not the only ones, as eloquently demonstrated by our … Continue reading

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Portraits of pets past: Remembering Limo

Three years ago today we said our final farewell to the last of our adopted canine companions. We had had at least one dog in the family for more than 40 years. It is very hard to imagine a new … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Pretzel pups

Does your dog ever relax into a seemingly-impossible (or at least -improbable) position?    I did a post back in 2012 featuring one of our dogs, Limo, in such a pose, which he adopted with considerable frequency.  I named the … Continue reading

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Lovable Lulu

We’ve had a new dog in foster care for the past week from the Nebraska Humane Society.  Lulu is a 9-month-old English Bulldog recovering from a skin condition that must be resolved before she can be spayed and therefore be … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Pets past and present

There are two parts to this post.  The first (and melancholy) part is here because we are fondly remembering our Fern, who left us five years ago last week, and we’re missing her. The second (and happy) part is here … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Posey for a pooch

This post combines a celebration, a cautious regret, and a sadness.  First, our dayflowers (Commelina communis) have just started to appear.  I always look forward to them and never seem to tire of being able to study their intricate beauty … Continue reading

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