Monthly Archives: October 2011

Chapter 38 — Taste of Fur and Baby Talk

Taste of Fur           The squirrel was occupied with an acorn cache.  He forgot the First Rule of Squirreldom: always, always, always, stop, look around, listen.  Greta crept toward him, tail down, full attention focused.  He stopped digging.  She stopped … Continue reading

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Chapter 37 — Lost Dog in Short Grass

It was a happenstance.  One Sunday,  the weather was not particularly inviting, but I share Greta’s  restlessness when we are too long cooped up inside.    I decided to take her for a walk around the nearby environmental center.  We happened … Continue reading

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Chapter 36 — City Dog for a Weekend

There came a time, as the lawyers like to say, when Greta and I were invited to Mike’s place for a weekend.  Mike lives in Columbia, which has 100,000 people, but was designed with tree-lined walkways so you can pretend … Continue reading

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