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Monthly Archive: June 2020

Recent Car Adventures

Two weeks ago, my mechanic said:

“I don’t know why you brought your car in for an a/c service.  The a/c is working just fine.  However, you need new front brakes, which will be $700 and repairs on the power steering, which will be $2,000.”

I was too stunned to hold up my end of the conversation. (more…)

All the Dogs of My Life (And Other Matters)

I would like, to begin with, to say that though parents, husbands, children, lovers and friends are all very well, they are not dogs.  In my day and turn having been each of the above, — except that instead of husbands I was wives, — I know what I am talking about, and am well acquainted with the ups and downs, the daily ups and downs, the sometimes almost hourly ones in the thin-skinned, which seem inevitably to accompany human loves.

Dogs are free from these fluctuations.  Once they love, they love steadily, unchangingly, till their last breath.

That is how I like to be loved.

Therefore I will write of dogs. (more…)