The Right Way

Duff here. Mom and I were out on Our early Morning Jaunt. We were roaming through a Meadow, filled with cactus and junipers. Some poplar and Oak trees too. Being eight inches off the ground, My perspective is different from Mom’s. Sometimes I catch a Flash of a Squirrel. Another time? A chipmunk was sitting…

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Anesthesia and Me

Duff here. A bit ago, I had My Teeth cleaned. What lead up to This: A Friend of Mine leaned down to Talk to Me, and She found I had Dragon breath. Ewww. We found Someone who would work on Me. (I am such a delicate flower.) And hooked Up with a marvelous Veterinarian. We…

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A Cowboy’s Words to Live By

Duff here. Once, I had the good Fortune to meet Ronnie Braswell. He didn’t allow Canines in His real estate office. But on a sneak visit with His Office Manager, there I was, caught in the Act. We met and greeted, and He agreed that for a Very Small Canine? I was tolerable. That made…

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Taking a Pill

Duff here. Recently, I had to take a series of Pills to boost My Constitution. For Some Folks, this is no big Deal. I watch Mom dole out her Vitamins for the next Day. She also takes some in the Evening, just on general principles. Such a wad of Stuff to swallow! She drinks water…

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Stalled on the Freeway of Life?

Foggy brain? Tired all the time? Coming out of the past year reminds me of driving my MGB Roadster. It was British racing green, had shiny spoke wheels, with peculiarities typical of an MG. One particular trait: when it was warmed up, it would cut out for no reason. I would be flying down the…

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Happy Father’s Day

A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature of the house. —Paul Lewis Duff here. With Father’s Day coming this weekend, I asked Mom about My Doggy Grandpa. She smiled as She told Me of the many adventures They shared. She said (in the Dark Ages) when She was little, there was…

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My Mystery Twirl

Duff here. I have a Particular Behavior before I do some Things. I move in a clockwise Circle. Before My halter is put on in the morning. When I’m finding My Special Place for necessities. When I’m getting ready to settle for a Nap. Rumpling My Bed. Always that Motion. Never the other way. Living…

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