Category Archives: poor Isis

a good grooming

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Monday April 6th 2020   Dishevelled, that’s what she is. Not exactly dirty. She doesn’t look neglected, tangled, ratty haired. I peer more closely. No, she doesn’t … Continue reading

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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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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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what blog?

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between. First, apologies for the non-appearance of Isis news yesterday, and even more, for the non-appearance of even a quick explanation. Human has succumbed.   Monday December 16th 2019 … Continue reading

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and still the rain comes down …………………….

    Posting day: Sunday, and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday December 8th 2019   So. The rain continues. It doesn’t rain every day. This week there are two days when it doesn’t rain at all. But … Continue reading

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vets, baths and something else nasty

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday August 18th 2019   What a relief that the kennels situation is resolved. Home from the vet’s, poor Isis is subjected to a very … Continue reading

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what’s up Isis?

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Wednesday July 24th 2019   Something interesting happened early last week, but this was eclipsed (couldn’t resist the word) by losing Isis last Friday. Isis … Continue reading

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searching for Isis podengo

    Posting days: Sunday and Wednesday and, sometimes, maybe, extra bits in between.   Sunday July 21st 2019           It’s Friday afternoon, a dull day, sultry, and quite warm enough to sit outside. I decide … Continue reading

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