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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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Where’s Carl?

One day, while Carl and I were strolling around the nursery, he said, “I have an idea for a picture.” I was suspicious. “What’s the picture for?” Carl turned toward me, his smile, steady as ever. “For promoting your excellent … 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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Versions–Custard

Carl’s version: “I was watching a TV show when I learned about a near-earth asteroid that contains an immense amount of gold. Naturally, I thought of Robert Hansen’s book, The Five Names. I realized that if I could wrestle that … Continue reading

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Career Change?

When Carl returned from Oregon he was himself again, seeming to have no lingering effects from his brush with delusional pride. That being said, there was something about his demeanor. I waited for Carl to say what was troubling him. … Continue reading

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Carl the Conqueror, No More?

    Hi, it’s me, Carl the Great, Carl the Conqueror, C-dog. Oh, I guess I should say simply–Carl.             While re-reading the excellent book, The Five Names, by Robert Hansen, I learned something important—along with Inkie. In chapter 7 … Continue reading

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In the Carl Galaxy

Well, Carl finished his telescope. It turned out well—better than I expected. I shouldn’t be surprised. My Corgi has always been good with mechanical things. The real surprise came when Carl announced, “I’ve located Inkie’s planet—in the Carl Galaxy.” “You’ve … Continue reading

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