All Life is an Experiment

Duff here. I totally agree! All life is an experiment. But I’m here to tell You that Some experiments turn out better than Others. I am still working out Wake up Time. As You remember, Mom has tucked Me into My Carrier, (aka Man Cave,) at night because I made Her Home office into My…

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Naps

Sometimes you just need to take a nap and get over it. —Maura Stuard, Age 8 Duff here. Today was a lazy Day for Me. It was a Time for Sunbathing. Soaking in the Rays. Reveling in the Warmth. It has been cold in these Parts. The Sun was out, and I couldn’t resist the…

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The Leash

Duff here. Through the Years, I have grown fond of My leash. But that was not always the Case. When I caught sight of The Leash as a Puppy, It was an open invitation to play “Catch Me if You Can.” Mom was pretty agile, but I was quick and lively, always ready for This…

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Reserves Running Low? Time to Refuel!

The first part of the new year has been a time for resolutions and goals. Looking to the past to see what happened and what didn’t. Mourning losses of the familiar. Of what used to be. A good friend recently said it’s like we’re in a personal drought. You are usually able to fill up…

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Alarm Systems

What do you mean there’s nothing outside? I should probably just bark anyway. —youdidwhatwithyourweiner.com Duff here. Part of My Duties as the Canine Executive Officer includes being the Guardian of the Office. I let Mom know when there even might be Something suspicious lurking outside. If there is even a Hint of Danger, I’m on…

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Tax Time . . . Again

Duff here. Tax time is here. To Me, Mom has a Curious way of running Her Life. Right around Christmas, She sets up the card Table in the Living Room, finds the adding machine and begins to Figure out Taxes for the prior Year. While this activity is Going On, She keeps an Eye on…

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How Do You Celebrate Easter?

Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket. —Evan Esar Duff here. Easter is a special time. A Holy Time of the year. And I revere All it means. Mom has told Me: Chocolate bunnies and eggs have filled the stores. She even saw a Little…

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