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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...

Dog with a Bone

By Cadbury FitzPatrick I have a bone to pick with some of my human friends. While I am not formally educated, my breed (Australian...

Adams Redux

February 15, 2021 (President's Day) Today is Presidents’ Day. As I sit at my desk (actually at my computer) and ponder the events of the...

Why I Write

Published February 12, 2021 I have the writing bug. Don’t worry, it’s not communicable (pun intended), at least I don’t think it is. But...

Something in the Air

By Cadbury FitzPatrick I have two new pen pals. Clementine (I call her Clemmie) lives in a very large place called California, which as...

Offense Taken (But Only Slightly)

By Cadbury FitzPatrick I was surprised, pleased and impressed at the positive reaction to my first article. One commentator even...

Cadbury's Commentary

I am a dog. A real one, canus lupus familiaris, four paws, tail, the whole package. I’ve been part of my human family for about four of...

Anno Insaniam

Audio: https://soundcloud.com/daniel-fitzpatrick-817205870/anno-insanium Well, 2020, you have been quite a crazy year. And you are not...

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