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For Love of the Automobile

I'll admit it. I am a car guy. Always have been, always will be. As a vice, it is relatively harmless, except to the pocketbook and...

Goodbye Winter

Logan and I are excited about the warming weather and the prospects of the coming Spring, just now beginning with visible evidence of the...

Alma Mater Memories

This time of year, high school seniors learn the results of their college admissions applications. The process is an increasingly...

A Most Fundamental Struggle

"Who will be strong and stand with me?" In the midst of World War II, the Oxford don and author C.S. Lewis wrote a small, satirical book...

One For the Birds

I noticed something odd recently. Logan tells me that it has happened before, but if it has while I've been around, I don't recall. The...

Weather, Spaces

I enjoy the weather where we live. Logan and I talk about that a lot. I especially like the fact that there are four distinct seasons...

Deus Caritas Est

We begin a new year with the world in a real mess, with issues, problems, threats and dangers on the local, national and global levels...

The Tree Indoors

Humans are unusual creatures. This is a topic Logan and I discuss often, and constantly marvel at. They have some very odd traditions. ...

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...