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Osa, Adieu

Hobbes has come out from behind the sofa. Who knows what’s going on in his little pea-brain, but I suspect he knows that Osa is no longer lurking outside every window and door, waiting to give chase. The Himalaya Anxocare … Continue reading

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Osa, we hardly knew Ye

We admitted defeat this week, and wondered aloud to her owners, Mike and Sandy, if there had been a plan B for Osa’s care.  We’d grown fond of her, but neither Hobbes nor Noir had.  And that’s why I was … Continue reading

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Chicken-chaser strikes again

The chicken-chaser struck again yesterday. It happened moments after I drove around the bend towards our house and saw Buddha, waiting to guide me in, as always. That’s the German shepherd in him, I imagine. He likes to prance in … Continue reading

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News from Camp Buddha

No good deed goes unpunished. That may not be true, but it sure seems like it right now. The good deed involved volunteering to care for Osa, the puppy lab. Who knew how hard it would be? Continue reading

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Camp Buddha

My dog, Buddha, has company for two months this summer. Our guest here at Camp Buddha is Osa, an active white lab puppy whose parents have flown to Wisconsin.  She’s a sweet pup, who runs circles around 7-year-old Buddha, a … Continue reading

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