Dogpound graduate

Dogpound June 21, 2017 0

Hello, and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. My neighbors put up a big tent last weekend to celebrate the graduation of their oldest daughter from high school. I do not know if she plans on attending college or not, but it did kick start my... Read more

Taking Comfort

Mixing Bowl June 10, 2017

Even though the “official” start of summer is not until June 21(when we celebrate the summer solstice), it’s pretty hard to deny that summer is in the air after Memorial Day weekend. The swimming pools open, baseball is being played every weekend, the temperatures climb higher and higher, and... Read more
We just finished an 1,800-mile, round-trip journey to Florida. We traveled in three vehicles, with most of our time spent on I-95 and I-4. Driving was an experience, though the weather was nice and we experienced no mechanical issues. We saw accidents, a brush fire, traffic backups, road construction,... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Hope you had a nice Memorial Day weekend…mine was going along pretty well till I got an e-mail from my master …on Memorial Day no less. He said,”Hey, I know it is a holiday but we still have... Read more
Weed (noun): a wild plant that grows where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants. Garden (noun): a piece of ground, often near a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables. Gardener (noun): a sometimes-frustrated individual often seen pulling, digging, spraying, and saying unkind words... Read more
I was watching an Orlando news station last night, and they reported on the tragic death of a four-year-old boy. The story goes that he had started trying to get the baby monitor in his room over the last few days. The monitor had been on his dresser, but... Read more
Hello, and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Doctor visits have certainly changed over time. When I was little, the doctor still made house calls, black bag and all. Then, we moved to a more centralized visit, going to his office, which was actually in the... Read more
W e have just experienced our warmest days of spring 2017. As the heat rises, what do we need to be mindful of? The medical problems that come from high temperature and humidity will be much more prevalent than the fire problem, but we must consider both. With higher... Read more
As we draw increasingly closer to the last days of school, my heart is joyful and full of sorrow at the same time. It has always amazed me how this can be, feeling hopeful and sad simultaneously. I am hopeful for the summer, that it will be relaxed and... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Not counting Washington D.C. things have been pretty quiet around here. Speaking of DC, it seems these days that they are spending more time on investigations, inquires, and hearings than working on any real legislation. In the past... Read more