On Grief

A little over a month ago, my dog died. We had to make the decision for him,¬†and Jim and my parents had to do it: I had¬†frittered off to England for some research on my novel-in-progress. When Sprocket was near…

Good citizenship

This is Sprocket.   Well, that’s Sprocket and me, anyway. Sprocket likes to run and play, like any other dog. And, like any other dog owner, I will say that he is probably the best behaved dog I know. His…