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Lap Dog

I’m can’t quite put my finger on the word for Arty’s expression here. It’s serious,  but more than that. Is he bored? Resigned? Preoccupied? He’s in no hurry to get off Robert’s lap, that’s for sure, but he’s also not … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of My Day

Let me tell you about the best parts of my day. There are two of them and they are the same, almost every day. The first is in the morning. I wake up to the sound of Dylan squawking and … Continue reading

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Things Happy Couples Do: Superbowl Edition

Watch football, even though football is my least favorite sport, and I don’t even like my favorite sport that much. Football is Robert’s favorite sport, and he’s a guy who will watch the championship of just about anything (golf, tennis, … Continue reading

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Sleepy Like A Corgi

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Meet Arty

Robert and I got a dog last January. His name is Arty, and he’s a corgi. As pet owners, we’ve put him through his fair share of traumas. He has short legs and a long body and can’t walk down … Continue reading

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Peace Offering

I’m out of words today. Please accept this Corgi offering in lieu of a real post.

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As Happy As Anyone Needs To Be

When I posted yesterday about Barbara Kingsolver, I meant to lead into a brilliant quote from one of her essays in High Tide in Tucson, but the post got too long. The essay is called In Case You Ever Want To … Continue reading

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Scenes From My Interfaith Marriage

Something that I think people wonder about but never ask about is what an interfaith marriage looks like on the ground.  I think it’s something people wonder about because it’s something I wondered about, before I had one.  So I … Continue reading

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Things That I’m Not Proud Of*

Since becoming a pet owner, I have succumbed to several absurd and disgusting habits, including: Letting my dog lick my face when I let him out of his crate in the morning or when I get home from work; Kissing … Continue reading

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Animal People

I used to be really anti-animals. Or rather, I used to be really anti-people, but only pro-animal people. Does that make sense? Grammatically, I mean, not logically.  As with all irrational prejudice, it was because I did not understand them. At … Continue reading

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