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animals & pets misc

whiffle

I'd always taken denial somewhat literally. When I'd think of denial, I'd think of someone consciously rejecting the truth. Someone making a concerted effort to pretend something. Read more [...]
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animals & pets misc

gussy-poo

That's what my sister called him. She'd brought him with her to San Francisco from Savannah when she moved in 2001, and for as long as I can remember, that's been her name for him. Read more [...]
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animals & pets

the vet

Over the weekend I noticed an odd growth on JD's underside, so I took him and Turk to the vet this morning to get it checked out. Four hundred bucks later, the [supposedly benign] tumor was successfully removed. It's a funny, the lengths to which we'll go (and pay) for the animals we designate as "ours." They're spending the night at the vet's recovering, though I'm not too sure how happy they are about that. This was their first trip to a vet in the year that I've owned them, and I don't think Read more [...]
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animals & pets people

bliss

Taken while driving up to Portland from San Francisco with my sister.

One of the things I love most about dogs (on top of everything else) is how easy-to-please they are. A little food, a little love, and some head scritches are all they need to be happy.

You’d think it would be that easy for the rest of us.

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animals & pets street shooting

busker pooch

I'm in Portland this week, visiting my sister, and working out of our downtown office. Took this while out grabbing lunch. One of the things I really like about Portland is the proliferation of little lunch shacks. They tend to be set up along the perimeter of parking lots, facing the sidewalk. They're not unlike little food booths you'll find at street fairs, except that they're always around and they offer a huge variety of foods. Thai, Indian, Barbecue, Greek, Italian, you name it. Right by Read more [...]