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Last Days of July

August 3, 2017 - 03:05 -- Admin

I was walking a few kilometers every day. I thought I was going OK. Dexter and Hannah express disappointment if I do not take them out. Then I was undermined what I thought at the time would be a critical injury. I seemed to tear my knee and the muscles. I had difficulty getting out of a chair. The remedy, after going to the doctor was, simple and almost immediately effective. The application of anti-inflammatory gel worked almost immediately.

Walking for Life!

July 11, 2017 - 22:41 -- Admin

There are two separate realms of concern and at times failure of intuition, especially in relation to dogs and to human beings. There seems to be agreement that walking is good for dogs and for humans.

Goodbye June

July 3, 2017 - 02:18 -- Admin

June is gone for this year. Next year she is due to return. The Earth keeps turning, which is gives us the opportunity, at least as a species, to look ahead and consider the record of the past.

Dog Blog – Moments Gone

June 17, 2017 - 01:39 -- Admin

Life is transient and apparently effervescent. As humans, like other animals, we well designed for lfe practicalities. Dexter and Hannah do not worry about such things. They just live their lives.

It is easy just to quote from Wikipedia:

The title of the song is a Bible reference, paraphrasing Ecclesiastes:[4]

June Resumption

June 10, 2017 - 02:50 -- Admin

Both Dexter and Hannah are as right as the rain now falling, but for April and May the photo record of their jaunts (or walks) have not been realized, although photos were taken. The fact is there are too many photos.

Continuing Rain

March 26, 2017 - 01:05 -- Admin

The rain keeps falling. As they say it is weather for ducks,and because the creek was flooding we took a walk up to the dam.We had a storm on Wednesday, but with luck and the information that is now readily to hand, we  got home before  it occurred.

“Global Warming, will  Increase Rainfall”  was the heading for John Abraham’s article in The Guardian. He reminded me, at least: