Dog sports are a great way to spend time with our dogs. It also gives us a great reason to train them for some very useful and fun skills. But, while it might be fun, does competition take a toll on our dogs? You might be surprised.
Archives for June 2014
Years ago it was stressful to open my kid’s cell phone bill because I was never certain of what surprises were in store. Now that my children are grown it has ironically become the water bill that causes such angst…
Many of the folks there thought him to be high strung, even potentially dangerous; although underneath most found him to be a gentle, if somewhat mysterious soul, but always a gentleman.
I drive a lot – and we get a lot of rain where I live. I also used to work in a tire store when I was in college. I am familiar enough with tires to know that when I started a family, I wanted my wife to have a really safe ride, and that meant her car would have the best tires I could find.
The bully of grade four had requested my friendship, something he hadn’t made any effort to do in public school. I couldn’t decipher from our initial encounter if he really did know who I was. He mentioned our teacher and how he nearly flunked that year but wrote nothing that led me to understand that he understood our relationship in those harried days of my nervousness.
We all have a favourite film, a preferred comic book or a song that makes us want to stand up and dance. So when a highly anticipated movie sequel comes along, heading to the big screen is an easy way to indulge our senses.
New scientific advances have certainly brought scientists into contact with a strange and not-so-expected reality, yes; but, it has also presented them with a paradoxical allegory. In their struggle to grasp this new reality, they have become painfully aware too that their basic concepts and language, including their “time-tested” whole new way of thinking were, or are, inadequate to describing the atomic phenomenon.
Finding my feet on Canadian soil, I felt the compass of my life shift and true north was found at last.
A Life As A Human Interview: Friends of National Parks Foundation (FNPF) is a local non-profit organization working to preserve Indonesia’s wildlife and habitats. The philosophy of FNPF is that we are all connected. They take a holistic, balanced and comprehensive approach that recognizes the inter-relatedness of human beings, animals and the environment.
Spying can be a dangerous career, but nothing prepares a spy to face the end of his career. Sometimes all you need is a nudge in the right direction, most especially if that nudge comes from someone with the longest, sexiest legs.