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On Losing a Dog


A furkid will always be with you in your heart. Mom believed that Peg would want mom to rescue a homeless furkid the love and home that she left behind.

Marking Our Territory

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In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear. – James Thurber

In July of 2004, my brother James held Dutch, his German Shorthaired Pointer, for the first time. On November 20, 2014, James held Dutch for the last time. After ten incredible years Dutch succumbed to the ravaging effects of hemangiosarcoma, a deadly and unfortunately common cancer in dogs.

Ten years, that’s the deal. The lucky get more time, far too many get less. But we all must inevitably face the end. That end – the only end – is heartbreak. When Dutch died I held James and we cried. I wasted no breath on neat and impotent words. James…

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Posted by on July 13, 2015 in Grief, Uncategorized

 

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Recipe: Buttermilk Bones, Times Three


Mom, these recipes look simple and yummy. Do you get the hint? Because I’ve been a good boy. Radcliff 🙂

YesBiscuit!

I tried 3 simple variations on this recipe to make 3 versions of treats for the dogs.


cinnamon treats

Cinnamon Buttermilk Bones

4 C whole wheat flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

2 C buttermilk

1/4 C honey

2 tsp vanilla

6 Tbsp unsalted butter

Melt the butter, set aside.  Mix together the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients, mix lightly then drizzle in melter butter and mix thoroughly to form a dough.  Roll out on a floured surface.  Cut into desired shapes.  Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.


gingerbread buttermilk bones

Gingerbread Buttermilk Bones

4 C whole wheat flour

1 Tbsp ginger

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

2 C buttermilk

1/4 C honey

1/2 C blackstrap molasses

Mix together the dry ingredients. Stir the wet ingredients to mix and combine with the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly to form a dough…

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Posted by on July 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

 
 
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