Tag Archives: river

let the river run

We just got back from the vet, where River got a clean bill of health. Dr. Ward said that the seizure he had is random and sometimes happens in dogs for no apparent reason. Any specific tests would most likely … Continue reading

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I’m ready for my check-up, Dr. Ward.

River’s a lucky dog, judging by all the wonderful comments and emails he got wishing him love and good health. Thanks for all the good energy being sent his way. It seems to be doing some good. He slept all … Continue reading

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seizure? I hardly know her.

River had a small seizure tonight. I have no idea what triggered it, because nothing out of the ordinary happened today, and he’s barely left my sight all day. He was on the couch, snoozing, then got up and did … Continue reading

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lucky

I don’t know why people associate Friday the 13th with bad luck. This has been an excellent day for me. River and I went to PETsMART to buy Lazlo some kitty litter. River has a love/hate relationship with the car. … Continue reading

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clean

I gave River a bath tonight. Which is one of those tasks on the mental list that I’d been putting off for a better day. Or, at least, a warmer day. Since it’s suddenly spring now (I was ecstatic that … Continue reading

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snoozer

I shouldn’t put this out there for my nemesis to read (you know who you are), but it’s become apparent that River is not a watchdog. There was the other day, when Becky snuck in and out of my apartment … Continue reading

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confidential to scott in oakland

Thank you for making me smile, and for your sweet gift. River’s angling for a new ball as we speak, since he lost his old one. Or ate it. Or something. “Happy mail” indeed!

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he’s back

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rituals

I’ve noticed that there are certain things I do without even realizing I’m doing them while I’m doing something. Certain phrases, actually. For example, whenever I feed animals, I always urge, “Eat up, Martha.” I always remove River’s collar at … Continue reading

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observation

There’s always a different way to do just about anything.

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