Category Archives: General Dog Stuff

Greyhounds and Racing – a response to Grey2K

Please know that I am a HUGE animal advocate. And I love, most especially, retired racing greyhounds. So, for those of you out there who have “glommed onto” the CBS This Morning report that cited and quoted Grey2K as a … Continue reading

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Sometimes life don’t go as you plan

I wrote this several days before we had to surrender Eli. I actually don’t know if I can read through it without crying so I’m just gonna post it. Most of you know the story because Jim told it a … Continue reading

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Our “Little” Bundle of Joy

I have to admit, I really didn’t know the song Eli’s Comin when everyone started quoting it to me so I had to listen. (Click the link if you don’t know it either). Jim and I welcomed Eli (I’m thinking … Continue reading

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Eli’s Comin

Eli’s Comin Girl, Eli’s comin’, hide your heart, girl You better, better hide your heart In the immortal words of Laura Nyro, Eli’s comin! I’m a firm believer in “God’s time”. For sure, this didn’t happen at the same pace … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Life is changable…constantly. Just a mere two months ago I was stinging from the downhill slide of my sweet sweet Coombsy. No dog will ever replace her. Please know that. I will love her forever. She owns that little girly … Continue reading

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What am I looking forward to?

My “blog buddy” (I’m making up that term…and calling her a buddy cuz i read her blog all the time) Confessions of a Human Vacuum┬ástarted a good trend with a Five Things Friday. That’s awesome…I know I can’t necessarily come … Continue reading

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Coombsy Jean Aquino-Cooper

Coombsy – racing name 11/19/2000-7/3/15 So maybe it’s time to talk a little bit about this silly girl. It’ll be hard… Lots of you know about Flyer – he “started” the greyhound group with me (and some other of my … Continue reading

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No Puppy Pictures…..

I may not have puppy pictures of my girl, but I have a lifetime of greyhound love. Continue reading

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It’s NOT the dog’s fault…but…

In respose to the “Pitbulls are Dangerous” blog that is circulating, I submit the following blog and also comment that training, parenting, good fences, and a little bit of responsibility on EVERYONE’S part would go a long way in situations … Continue reading

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Once a writer, always a writer

I look at all the books that I (and others) consume on a daily, weekly, monthly basis and remember way back in college when I was going to write…well, I admit, I was never going to write the great American … Continue reading

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