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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:

Summer has Gone?

March 12, 2017 - 01:52 -- Admin

The world keeps on turning. That part of the system is pretty constant. Natural systems almost invite variation, and that would be equally true for embedded
sub-systems whether they are human or canine bodies for instance. Still if there were usual variation in the in the rotation of the Earth or its axis, such a change would not escape instant attention.

Different dates are given for the beginning of Autumn.  The Bureau of Meteorology reported for  Sydney:

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