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Trapped

From the living room window I saw Carl standing on the sidewalk. Ten minutes later he was still in the same spot. I went outside to see if there was a problem. “Carl, my carefree Corgi, are you stuck?”             … Continue reading

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Marking

  It’s Christmas tree harvesting season at our house, and Carl loves to join in. I asked him, “What would you like to do this year?”   He smiled, saying, “Of course all the trees we grow are the best … Continue reading

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Carl Meets Eden

I’ve always thought of Carl as an amiable fellow, and well versed in social situations. So, I had no hesitation introducing him to our granddaughter, Eden. At first, everything went as one would expect.             But when something distracted me … Continue reading

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Anaconda

Carl here. I’m certain you’re curious about this photo. This is my humble story: All Corgis are brave, but we don’t take advantage of that fact. In other words, we never go looking for a fight. So, when I happened … Continue reading

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Fountain

  The temperature reached 99 degrees. We had journeyed far and Carl, especially, showed the strain. His conversation consisted mostly of nonsense. Finally we found a cooler spot and our Corgi’s legs gave out.             It must have been a … Continue reading

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The Hoover Structure

On our vacation we visited a famous, large, man-made object. Carl, always one to be sensitive about his language, insisted on calling it the “Hoover Water Retention Structure.” HOWRETS in government speak. We played along. While standing on the concrete … Continue reading

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Versions–2

Carl’s version: “I was trotting along, minding my own business when the ground suddenly liquefied. Quicksand! (True, the ground was pink, and pink quicksand is the most rare variety, but it can occur under certain circumstances.) I know the nature … Continue reading

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Beach Puppies

Carl isn’t much of a shopper, but this sign intrigued him.  However, when he entered the story he was pushed to the brink of horror by the presence of strange, black, clothed puppies—with no eyes.

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The Carl Report–Part 2

The Carl Report—What People Want to Nose. First I would like to explain what might have appeared to be an abrupt ending to my last report. I didn’t want my ailment to be made public, but apparently I have little … Continue reading

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Biscuit Dizzy

  What was last week’s human idiom with which Carl had difficulty? “Making a mountain out of a molehill.” Reason? To Carl, a molehill is a mountain—and a mountain is a mountain. No difference. *************************** Carl had warned me to … Continue reading

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