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Chuck has fallen on hard times and couldn’t afford to keep ol’ Snoopy current on his shots. Going for walks is more challenging now because he growls and barks at anything that moves.

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Black Hole Sun

Has anybody seen the sun lately? It’s like he was taken out back and roughed up by a few thick clouds. Hopefully he makes a comeback soon. The month of May is just too cold, dark, wet and rainy without him.


Night Shot

In my book, there’s no more potent elixir than NyQuil. Like a stiff shot of saloon whiskey, it goes down hard but does what it says it will do – knock you out. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the handy plastic dosage cup is about the same size as a shot glass either. […]

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Icicle Hunters

The last thaw we had brought about some major water stalactites – also known as icicles. Our boys have become obsessed with hunting and harvesting the largest one. Any icicle-laden structure we drive past, no matter how far from home, instantly transforms our little hunters into beggars. “Whoa, look at the size of that one! […]

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On the Bright Side

Hey, compared to last year we’ve been pretty fortunate. We may have had sub-zero temps lately but at least we don’t have mountains of snow… yet. Winter hit us on the first of December and now it feels like late January. Maybe this means that the entire winter will be accelerated. With any luck we’ll […]