Tag Archives: Pets

Farewell to Soapy

Most of our Sunday had come and gone.  It was a leisurely one for a change, the way God intended it, our day of rest.  We had attended church that morning, come home and had a simple lunch, and then … Continue reading

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Fishy Explosion

Over the years, my wife Katrina has been a big advocate of having fish aquariums in our home.  We’ve had several different aquariums over time, including small ones in the kids’ rooms as well as our large one in the … Continue reading

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Replaced

Occasionally, but not too often, my work transplants me to places far, far away.  When this necessity for air travel jerks me up from home and drops me into places unforeseen, it is not only cause for alarm in my … Continue reading

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Death of a Scarecrow

Some of our brightest days arrived on our hillside this week.  The hickory trees have made their way onto center stage for their amazing final performance of the year.  As you approach the top of the hill a panorama of … Continue reading

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Possum Stew

Ahh, a three day weekend, a grand opportunity to enjoy an extra day away from work to do…whatever.  The exodus had begun as the masses of people lined up with their boats and campers to head out of town for … Continue reading

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A Walk to the Park

Loony, insane, kook—words synonymous with those lacking good sense.  On occasion I’ve accused my wife Katrina of possessing some of these attributes.  Sometimes it’s for good reason, but at other times I’m keenly aware that it’s just because God gifted … Continue reading

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Burritos and Frog Food

No one else has stirred yet.  I’ve been in my element for some time now, those early morning hours when things are quiet, when whatever noise that is being made in the house is caused by me.  I keep it … Continue reading

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Critter Season

Dusk was rapidly approaching as the outdoors portion of our evening was coming to a close.  The kids were putting the finishing touches on their layers of dirt from head to foot, happy to have been spending hours playing outside.  … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Hairy

As the first week of March had come and gone, a feeling of spring was in the air.  My wife Katrina had come down with a severe case of her annual illness, the fur fever.  I haven’t noticed the fever … Continue reading

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The Cat and Mr. Slugworth

Now I am not much of a cat person.  In fact, a cat person I am not.  Period.  This does not mean that I would fling one off of a bridge in a desperate attempt to rid the world of … Continue reading

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