Canine Companions Puppies

Halloween Pun

“Hey, Holly,” says Mr. Bones. “Do you know why I can’t go the Halloween party tonight?” “What? No, why?” says Holly. “Because I have [snort] no body to go with,” says Mr. Bones. “I don’t get it,” says Holly. “What… Read More ›

Loving Autumn

Do you love autumn as much as I do? Refusing to start the furnace just yet in these cooler temps, we did start up the fireplace in the evening. Even without the wood smoke, the air even smells different this… Read More ›

No bunny’s being fair

“Not fair,” says Holly. I’m concentrating on loading the dishwasher the right-and only-way and look over at her. Holly’s watching out the storm door into the backyard. “Probably not,” I say. “But I’ll bite. What’s not fair?” “Jager gets to eat… Read More ›

National Puppy Day 2016

On this annual celebration of National Puppy Day, here at Sword House we find ourselves in a rather unfortunate situation of being “between puppies.” Sure, I have three dogs dropping their spring coats throughout my home, leaving me to wonder… Read More ›

Dogs don’t lie

“Hey, Mike,” says Holly. “We’re friends, right?” “Sure, I guess,” says Micron. “Why?” “Because you wouldn’t lie to me, would you?”says Holly. “I mean, I could count on you to tell me something straight up and not kibble coat the… Read More ›

Suburban Truckin’

It could just be a girl thing, but I’ve never really understood this relationship between the suburban man and his truck. OK sure, who doesn’t find himself in occasional need to haul a mess of something that either a) doesn’t fit… Read More ›