Tag Archives: Pets

Dear Dottie

I’m pleased to introduce Dottie…or maybe Nellie, the new dog we’ve taken under our wings for foster care. She was transferred to the Nebraska Humane Society from a sister organization in Oklahoma. No one seems to be really sure about … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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George (the second)

George was with us for nine days. He had his one-week post-surgical exam the day before yesterday and passed it with flying colors. Today was the magic 10-day mark, and he was ready to have the sutures removed from his … Continue reading

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Avast! Low George Silver!

This is the first installment of a chronicle of misfortune, woe, (unintended) cruelty, subsequent kindness, and modern attempts at correction of previous mistakes. If your sensitivities extend to reluctance to see graphic images of surgical correction of inbred problems, read … Continue reading

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Ruler of the roost—again

I am happy to report that Molly, the delightful Bichon we’ve had in foster care for the past two weeks will soon be back with her original family without having to be put up for adop- tion..  Her rehabilitation and … Continue reading

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Good Golly!

We have another foster dog from the Nebraska Humane Society. She is our seventh since we joined the program almost exactly a year ago. Would you like to meet her? Molly is an 8-year-old Bichon Frisé recovering from surgery for … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Wishes (1): Hot dog!

Especially after having recently visited warmer climes, I am relentlessly drawn to images that transport me back to warmer times. I suspect that I will be bringing you more in days to come, so consider this fair (weather) warning! I … Continue reading

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Fostering fun: Charlie

We have a new dog under our care as foster parents for the Nebraska Humane Society. Charlie is the third dog we’ve taken under our wings. He is quite different from our previous two charges, Glenda and Buzzie, and he … Continue reading

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Remembering Mr. L

Those of you who have been with me for a year or more are likely to remember some my posts that included images of our Limo. Today is the first anniversary of his passing, and he is very much in … Continue reading

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A happy ending and a new beginning

First and foremost, I am delighted to report a successful conclusion to my first foray into foster-care of a dog in need of temporary care following rescue by our local Humane Society. Those of you who have been following me … Continue reading

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