Category Archives: Pets

Our Other Basement Dwellers

In the excitement of getting Reilly, our new dog, here, I almost forgot about my new friends in the basement.  The fish!  A friend of my mom’s retired and wanted to vaction to Jamaica on a regular basis.  She didn’t … Continue reading

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Bitten And Smitten By Reilly

Last weekend, Reilly, formally O’Reilly, came to live with us, adding to the chaos of the Walcotts’ home.  She is one of those dogs you fall in love with at first sight and that’s exactly what happened when we saw … Continue reading

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Death In The Family

Last night, after a week-long struggle to survive an unknown illness, our beloved family and friend, Ali, died.  Ali was our 4-year old goldfish.  Named after the great boxer Mohammad Ali. During his time with us, Ali was a source … Continue reading

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Saving Ali’s Life

This morning Ali was floundering.  Actually he was more than floundering, he was dragging ass, literally.  He had been like this for a couple of days now but me, being busy and a bit selfish, ignored him.  I walked by … Continue reading

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Want Ads: Blogger Seeks Bff For Unconditional Love

I apologize for the misleading subject.  I don’t want a best friend as in the two-legged kind.  What I want is a genuine bff, man’s best friend, a dog.  I have nothing against two-legged bffs mind you.  They can make best … Continue reading

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