Monthly Archives: June 2007
When we went out this morning a turtle the same size and species as the one last week was digging through the decorative gravel between the bush and the front walk. I guess turtles don’t quite fit Bode’s conception of … Continue reading
the stone that moved
Perhaps reading “The Bagman’s Story” in Chapter 14 of The Pickwick Papers last night set me up for it. More likely though it was the usual early morning fuzzyness. Bode has established a ritual, so was able to get myself … Continue reading
I thought I saw some of these beetles, also called lightning bugs, in the grass while tending the flower bed by the fence recently, then saw several light up in the shrubs on Saturday evening. Last night when Bode took … Continue reading
After months of driving by the Armstrong County YMCA in Kittanning, I went in and asked what they offer in aquatic exercise a week ago Wednesday. They have an Arthritis Foundation approved program that meets three mornings a week, and … Continue reading
Too small for an Old English Sheepdog, too big for a Shih Tzu…
I think my friend Jean, who attended dog shows as a child in Scotland, has identified Bode’s breed. He is the spitting image of a fawn bearded collie, especially now that his fur has grown in.