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Dawg in the House Voice from the Middle We Are Family

Guilt and Dogs

Having a pet is a commitment. However, my guilt was firmly established in a Catholic upbringing. I feel guilty when I leave my dog at home. It’s pathetic really. When he was a puppy, sure, he needed me. He’s three years old now. Although he is home alone while I work, I am usually home […]

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Dawg in the House Voice from the Middle We Are Family

Getting Old Isn’t for Pussy’s

In August and October 2016, I had two hip replacement surgeries. Since I was only 52, it was a surprise to my friends and family. For me, I had know a long time that new hips were inevitable. I had the best orthopedic surgeon! The recovery was not bad (although I was more cranky with […]

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Dawg in the House

Like millions of people these days, I share my life with a four-legged fuzz butt. A three-year old Cairn Terrier, named Buddy, is the man in my life.  He’s like Toto but cuter. Ha! Buddy is my constant companion. [because I feel too guilty to go out and leave him home alone.]  It’s pathetic. We […]