Tag Archives: Animals

Notes from a small dog – Snowtime!

Seeing as it had snowed and it doesn’t happen very often here, I made her take me out for a walk. I didn’t have to try very hard, I have to say…for once, she seemed as eager as me to … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: The poetic Ape

Okay, I admit, I am a bit confused. I’ve had letters to Santa, Christmas poems and stories from two-legses and four-legses… even from a two-legs who is also a four-legs… but this one is from a two-legs who is almost … Continue reading

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Guest artist and author: Andrea Torrey Balsara – Hello, Anxiety, My Old Friend…

This morning I feel anxious. The old feeling, one which had woken me up in the past, with shaking hands, a feeling of cold terror, and the urge to hide, accompanied every morning I had through junior high and high … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Pets and fireworks…

She says it is fireworks season again…which means loads of pops, bangs and fizzes. Two-legses may like them… four-legses, not so much. I used to be really scared… But I’m all growed up now and my two-legs is pretty well … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Little things

She got the harness out and started chasing me. It’s a game we play, though I’m not entirely sure she knows the rules… even though we play it ‘most every day. She keeps telling me to sit still, but how … Continue reading

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…and hello again…

“I don’t know what to do…” Just from the tone of voice on the phone, I was already getting my things together. He explained. And I really couldn’t believe my ears. “A baby bird flew into the kitchen… jumping up … Continue reading

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Hello…

There was an almighty racket in the garden. It could only be a wren. The tiny songsters have a voice far too big for their size, and their song is incredibly rich and varied. This, though, was a persistent, juvenile … Continue reading

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