dogs · life

Best in House Beats Best in Show

Author Photo of Muse in Writer’s Lair The first email was cryptic: Is Sno’s head swollen? I mulled that one for hours. Why would my dog’s head be swollen? He’s a robust, cheerful guy, smarter than his people, but a stalwart, healthy, hearty family member. His head is just fine. Other perplexing messages followed, the last… Continue reading Best in House Beats Best in Show

creativity · dogs · walking · writing

Ignore White and Fluffy At Your Peril

Author Photo, disturbing his rest I’d come to a dead end in my story, so I took my old dog on a long walk. My dog knew it was coming. All the signs were there: long pauses broken by dark mutters; frustrated paging back to figure out what went wrong; determined arranging of pens, markers, notebook. Initiating… Continue reading Ignore White and Fluffy At Your Peril