Buy this TV now, or some books – thanks!

Amazing TV. I only give it 4 stars because they didn’t mention the importance of securing it to the wall. My dog was running through the house and bumped the stand causing the device to fall over. Luckily the dog

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I noticed that Annie was gone, had somehow slipped out of my hands. Holding on to the found dog, I couldn’t see where she had gone, couldn’t figure out what happened to my old, blind dog.

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All done!

Yesterday evening, I brought Buddy’s corpse home in a cardboard shipping box. Was with him for the three injections – anesthetic, cardiac arrest, flush.  He was laid out on his side on a stainless steel table, on top of the

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In other news…

…I think ol’ Bud may finally be heading for the South Seas, possibly today. Could be he’s still coping with an odd dog flu he and Annie picked up last week, but his appetite has stayed disappeared while hers has

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years and infirmities heavy upon him

Frequently when I look at my 17-year-old Jack Russell Terrier Buddy, a phrasing from the opening lines of Eugene O’Neill’s The Last Will & Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog goes through my mind:  “…the burden of my years and

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East is West and West is East and Never the Met Are Twain (light posting)

[amazon-product]0393333566[/amazon-product]…when, a few months ago now, something about the “Ground Zero Mosque” controversy made me think of William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, I thought I was just reaching for a convenient allusion… especially regarding Islam I was

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A journey to delicious and beyond…

This is one of the greatest TV Commercials of all time. It makes me proud to live in a country where TV Commercials like this one are produced. And if you disagree, then you’re worse than Greg Gutfeld.

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