According to Isaac Newton (I call him Mr. Gravity), there are three laws of motion. Two of them -- inertia and acceleration -- are irrelevant here. The third one, however, is driving me to distraction. It’s the one that says for every action there’s an equal and opposite reaction. Forces, you see, come in pairs. … Continue reading : the third law of motion :
Today is National Dog Day! Those furry, four-legged bundles of wonder we call dogs are nothing short of miracles. Every last one, from Lassie and Rin Tin Tin to Santa’s Little Helper. Dogs are what we should aspire to be, you know? Loyal and forgiving and non-judgmental. Even on our best days, try as we … Continue reading : woof :
After a few days recuperating I think I’m ready to talk. The trauma isn’t as fresh, the wincing and twitching have eased, two good signs I’m told. Yeah, we’ll see. Earlier this week, I took the dog for his annual rabies shot. Not an average dog, this one makes a trip to the vet roughly … Continue reading This will hurt me more than it hurts him: A trip to the vet.
What’s the best invention in the history of the world? Fire? Nope. The wheel? Nope. Spandex? Okay, now you’re not even trying. The answer is dogs. Those four-footed, tail wagging bearers of unbridled glee and boundless love. Those furry, panting creatures who wait anxiously for your return from a long trip to the mailbox. In … Continue reading If I were queen.