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Turkeys

(By Cadbury FitzPatrick; faithfully transcribed by Dan FitzPatrick) This time each year, my human family starts talking incessantly about...

Angling For New Opportunities

I’m no career counselor, but for some reason people ask me for advice when seeking to make a job change. Perhaps it is because I once...

Winter of Our Discontent

November 2021 “Hear this now, O foolish people, Without understanding, Who have eyes and see not, And who have ears and hear not”...

Fall, Leaves

[Transcriber’s note: Some humans have commented on the absence of columns by Cadbury in recent weeks. Not to worry, all is well in the...

In Praise of Just Being

Published November 2, 2021 (All Soul's Day) Mid October. New England. Upstate Connecticut to be exact. A mild fall afternoon. Saturday....

Greenwich's Got Attitude!

The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut, has many blessings, and one of them certainly is the annual Greenwich Town Party, which was held this...

Recipe For Success

In honor of the holiday weekend, I thought I would put in writing some thoughts I have had about how we might go about improving the...

In the Beginning ...

Another brutally hot summer day, and Logan and I were spending time under the large shade trees in our yard that had grown so big that...

Tempus Fugit

This is my fifth summer, and Logan’s thirteenth. As we sit in our yard watching all the goings on around us, we like to reflect on what...

Canine Retirement

Hot and humid. VERY hot and VERY humid. We’ve recently had a streak of unpleasantly uncomfortable weather locally. My human family...

Happy Independence Day!

This weekend we celebrate the 245th year anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Let's all take a moment away...

Groomed

Logan and I just got back home from a trip to the dog groomers. It is one of our favorite things. Not only do we look and feel great...

The Devil's Lament

Beelzebub (a/k/a “the Devil”) and his executive assistant were having cocktails on the terrace overlooking the Lake of Eternal Fire one...

Do Not Discard

With the weather improving and all the humans seeming to be much happier now that many no longer wear those pieces of cloth on their...

Transcendent Matters

Logan and I have a new friend. His name is Kilian, and he is a year-old Yellow Labrador. Kilian lives nearby with his male human in a...

Dog in the Time of Corona(virus)

It has been a very strange year (that’s what my uncle Logan tells me is the human word for a period of four consecutive seasons). It...

Camel and Needle

A brief reflection on the morality of wealth. Our nation is beset with discord and unrest, elements of which in the minds of some are...

Tale of a Tail

I have a tail. Now, that may not seem particularly newsworthy given that I am a dog, but in this instance, it actually is quite unusual....

Happy Birthday Doctor Seuss!

Today (Tuesday, March 2, 2021) is the 117th birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel, known throughout the world as "Doctor Seuss." It is also...