Category Archives: Bear

Moose Farm

Funny thing about Facebook. It reminds you of days long gone. Today, it reminded me of camping at the Moose Farm. I don’t recall how long ago this was. Facebook tells me it was in 2009. Some co-workers had recently … Continue reading

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One year

There are few days throughout the year that mean much to me. October 3rd is one of them. It’s the day I said goodbye to Josie. Here I am, a year later, and I still can’t believe she is gone. … Continue reading

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This won’t end well

Years and years ago, as I settled into bed for the evening, I looked on the floor to see if Bear and Josie had settled down. They had, but I was pretty sure it wouldn’t work out well for Josie. … Continue reading

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Winter’s past

I’m from New York.  That means I expect snow in December.  However, I live in Virginia. That means I expect temperatures ranging from 80 to 20 in December.  I’ve adapted. But I still remember the one December that was awesome. … Continue reading

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A new chapter

Shortly after learning of Josie’s nasal tumor, I accepted the fact that she would leave us sooner rather than later. Knowing that, and knowing this is a dog’s house, I knew it wasn’t a matter of if, but when to … Continue reading

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Is Bear a weekend warrior?

As you might recall, Bear has arthritis. A few weeks ago, gosh, maybe a month or two ago, he ran full speed and came back limping. I wrote it off as he pushed himself too hard and caused his arthritis … Continue reading

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How’s Bear doing?

I was really worried about how Bear would handle Josie’s passing. Especially after I heard him howling for us after we left him home alone. So how’ he doing? He’s perfectly fine. He doesn’t seem to notice her absence. (The … Continue reading

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Snowapalooza

A few years back, some friends of mine purchased a plot of land. It had rolling hills – perfect for sledding. So a plan was hatched – next snowfall – we would go sledding. There was one slight problem – … Continue reading

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Pulling your leg

In Bear’s younger years, he tried his best to get grumpy Josie to play with him. His go to move: try and grab one of her back legs. She was never thrilled with this idea. Ironically, little puppy Capone tried … Continue reading

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Almost everyone loves a good chew toy

I recently signed the dogs up for a short 3 month trial of BarkBox. They don’t care much for toys, but the treats should be fun. The first box came last month. It included a handful of toys the dogs … Continue reading

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