Two weeks before Christmas (no snow!), we came across an interesting gesture that would have cost very little… but could make quite an impact: Continue reading
I never answer our telephone as we have a machine that does a very good job of doing that! I just wait as it invites a message, and then I listen and decide whether to pickup the call or not. Continue reading
This is Life?
In my seventy years (where did the time go?) of sharing this world with others, I can look back at history and recall various key very personal events. Those recollections allow me to look at the present and understand who I am (why I am) today! As for the future? Can you guarantee that I will have one? Continue reading
Yesterday, the Post “Good Dog? Bad Dog?” covered some obvious advantages of seeing the world through our dog’s eyes. In the context of dog ownership, and using Ray as an example, it would seem logical to conclude that if we can understand why he behaves in a certain way, then there is a possibility of changing such behavior. If we know why a dog constantly barks (e.g.), then we have an opportunity either remove the “why”, or change his reaction to it, and subsequently eliminate the barking. Continue reading
Summer in the City!
Ray really seems to love to lay down in, or very close to, flowers! Continue reading
A Ray Lesson!
I have written numerous Posts that were a result of watching Ray go through his day, and have often noted that us humans could learn so much from him and other dogs. Continue reading
Ray – The Book Update 3
Below is a brief extract from an early chapter in Ray’s book, and recounts the period before Ray and I had met each other. Continue reading
We have a lovely, and apparently quite expensive, private school (Appleby College) relatively close to our home. We can walk there in less than 30 minutes and, due to it having trails which go through “natural” areas as well as down to the lake, and being available to the public, we often take Ray there. He has always liked trail walks and just loves going to the lake. Continue reading
The Next World?
Now here is a topic on which I would love some feedback: Canine Poop and Pee habits! Continue reading
An impressive tongue!
I don’t suppose for one moment that Ray’s use of his tongue is any different from other dogs however, given its size, it would be much more noticeable than on smaller dogs. Continue reading