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    Half of His Days

    by This is Oliver. Ollie. According to my records (okay, a posted photo on our way home that day), we brought him home on 02 June 2016, so he was not quite 5 ½. We knew that the average lifespan of his breed was 8-10 years, so it was entirely possible we were just going to have him for two or three years before we’d have to say goodbye. He turns 11 in January, which is pretty good considering the stats say that only one in five Saints make it to 10. Every day is a bonus. Yes, he’s a lot slower than he used to be and his energy…

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    Take Your Dog To Work Day

    by I don’t usually get to celebrate this. Almost never, really. But since the pandemic shutdown pretty much closed the entirety of the tourism and entertainment industries, which includes me, the place I’m working is also the place I’m living. Lots of housework, lots of household projects, and the to-do list is actually getting shorter, which it probably hasn’t done since we moved out of the last house at the end of 2002. And that only lasted until we moved into this one and I started a new list. So, I work at home right now which means, realistically, that every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day for…