Since June 29, I have walked alongside a family that never saw it coming. The mother was in the late stages of her third trimester, two weeks from her due date. She had seen her doctor on Wednesday, June 26, and was told that everything looked fine. On Friday,... Read more
Hello and welcome back to my world of the Dogpound that almost came to an abrupt end a few days ago. I have driven for many years and consider myself a pretty safe and defensive driver. Thank the good Lord, I have not been in any really serious accidents.... Read more
It is unthinkable to me that this continues to happen, but children continue to die after being left in a hot car. Accidents are preventable. People who leave a child in the car have expressed a wide number of excuses, but this scenario is absolutely preventable. I sat in... Read more

Sequel

CommentaryDogpound August 6, 2019

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Went to a movie for the first time for quite a while and saw the new Disney “The Lion King.” This is a remake of the first one but there is no comparison. The first was drawn as... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. No, it is not Easter. I have a wedding to attend. My sister’s son is getting married in Kentucky, and I figured it would be nice to lose a few pounds before the big event. Unfortunately, my fat... Read more
Stonewalled: Smith continues to offer help
Last November, Richard Smith and his wife, Monique, installed the largest US flag in the state on their property off Interstate 95 as a way to honor current and retired members of the military and law enforcement. Smith said he offered $100,000 of stone aggregate (crushed concrete) to the... Read more
Very blessed

Very blessed

Commentary July 23, 2019

By guest author David Thompson One year ago, I was blessed with modern medicine and God’s grace to have a successful quadruple bypass. The story that I have been asked to share is: yes, cholesterol levels can lead to coronary artery disease, but heredity is considered one of the... Read more

USA

CommentaryDogpound July 23, 2019

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. It’s hard to believe that we are almost through the month of July. I have to admit that I was never a big soccer fan. Where I grew up, we had the basic sports: baseball, football, basketball and... Read more
‘Healthy’ man faces quadruple heart bypass
By David Thompson This story, my story, began one year ago. I had not had a heart attack or any serious symptoms that would indicate a heart condition. I had lost 23 pounds over six months and had walked over 400,000 steps in the five weeks preceding my diagnosis.... Read more

Conversations

Dogpound July 16, 2019

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I mentioned previously, Big Dog (my neighbor’s dog) and I were going to have a conversation about some unnecessary behavior around my house. We had that talk, but it appears it did not stick. Before I proceed,... Read more