Monthly Archives: March 2012

We Go Together

It didn’t look like much. A fuzzy gray bowling ball, maybe, without holes. But you wouldn’t want to roll this one. Not the Great Hairball. I met the Great Hairball in a Garden City museum, in southwestern Kansas. Like most … Continue reading

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Back on the Bus

Missy’s been giggling again. And smiling. She’s been doing that a lot since Monday. Ever since she got her wheels back. Mind you, Missy doesn’t drive (not that she wouldn’t gleefully try). But Monday is when her bus service got … Continue reading

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Closing the Book

Maybe I should blame Jiminy Cricket. Silly, of course. After all, the Encyclopaedia Britannica had 244 years of history behind it. That’s more than enough to outlast the Disney filmstrips that insisted the word was spelled “E-N-C-Y-C-L-O-P-E-D-I-A.” But it couldn’t … Continue reading

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Come Out and Play

We call her Duchess the Wonder Dog. Usually as in “I wonder what that dog is thinking.” Take the old game of fetch. When an object is thrown past Duchess with the words “Go get it!”, one of three results is guaranteed … Continue reading

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