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Ode to the Peeps

Two. One. One half. They were all gone. All the Peeps had disappeared. Carl’s profound sadness compelled him to write, Ode to the Peeps: Oh Peeps, my peeps, where have you gone? Oh Peeps, my Peeps, I write you this song … Continue reading

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Rock Music

  Carl is obsessed. He works day and night on the musical score for the movie version of my novel, The Five Names. All the while he maintains his happy-go-lucky smile. How does he do it? “Pace yourself,” I told … Continue reading

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The Score

 “Carl, what are you doing?” “The score.” “March madness? The final four?” Carl looked at me peculiarly. “I didn’t know you followed basketball.” “I don’t.” “Then why are you listening for the score on the radio?” “I’m working on the … Continue reading

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Beast in the Jar

Carl here. A while back, I had an experience so horrifying that I hesitate to share the details for fear of offending sensibilities. I was minding my own business (as Corgis most often do), when I happened upon a picnic … 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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Search for the Bone

Carl spent the entire day unearthing his systematic food storage area, but he still didn’t find the particular bone he was after.

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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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