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squeaking in the park

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and one week later …..

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 9th 2020   Praise be to dog, Isis has maintained her equilibrium. To date, she is doing better than I am, as every time she … Continue reading

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Isis loses it: part two

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday February 2nd 2020   In the end I shut Isis, whose raucous outbursts are averaging one every eight to ten minutes, in the kitchen. The back … Continue reading

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Isis loses it

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 26th 2020   Well, Isis continues to teach me that I should never become complacent. Our day begins well. As it’s Sunday, and we have … Continue reading

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splat!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   It’s Monday. Storm Brendon is expected this afternoon, and the parks are still a sea of mud. Sigh. Bev and I opt … Continue reading

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I.T., Isis and me

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   In deference to Isis and her hysteria when, soon after she came, I switched on my ancient, flickering television, ours has been … Continue reading

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it’s all too much for a dog

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday January 5th 2020   When I last reported on Hairy One’s table manners, all was going swimmingly. No ear splitting screams. No air shredding screeches. No … Continue reading

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we’re going THIS way ….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 29th 2019   Since the beginning of the Months of the Mud, Isis and I have a tussle every time we step out of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

Message from Isis.   I HOPE YOU ARE ALL HAVING AN ENJOYABLE DAY.   I had a guest today. It was Blitzi. Human said you have to be very nice to your guests, especially kind, good-natured guests like Blitzi who … Continue reading

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sorted!

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 22nd 2019   Isis and I have been to Kings Heath Park most days over the last two weeks. Temporarily, it has taken the place … Continue reading

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