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22. For Toby, in apology

Many of his disciples, when they heard it, said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?” …Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you also wish to go away?” Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we … Continue reading

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Welcome, Everett

We lost both our dogs last year, and although Sadie, the new girl, is a wonderful dog, a house isn’t a home without at least two basset hounds. And so: This guy happened to be available five days before Christmas, … Continue reading

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Feynman, 1994-2006

Feynman, our first basset hound, died yesterday. She was twelve. A tumor burst in her abdomen, but she wasn’t in pain for long, and we had time to say goodbye and buy her one last cheeseburger and some coffee ice … Continue reading

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Look! A puppy!

That’s Sadie, 7 weeks old when the picture was taken, 9 weeks old now. She is allowed to sleep on the bed, a privilege neither of our other dogs gained until they were much older, but she snores and rootches … Continue reading

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Toby, 1997-2006

Toby, my younger basset hound, died this week. For two weeks his appetite was a little off; for two days he was lethargic and vomited; and his heart stopped an hour after we learned that he had advanced liver cancer. … Continue reading

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