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Why Dogs are Man’s Best Friend

Our dog Cisco, has lymphoma, and sadly is nearing end-of-life. His lymphoma is advanced, and he is beginning to show signs of pain that his medication cannot control. Yet, he keeps trying to comfort me, and my wife who is distraught, over the difficult but necessary decision to put an end to his suffering. Oh, […]

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On Furnaces, Falls, and Childhood Memories…

Ah, the momentary musty aroma of the furnace turning on for the first time in the Fall, after its long rest through the Spring and Summer… It lasts only a minute or two, but each year that familiar fragrance transports me instantly back in time to my childhood home and warm memories of my mom, […]

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