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My dog, Shadow, knows it is me coming home when I am still a few blocks away. Hes got that pet ESP. Or maybe he recognizes the sound of my car. Regardless, when I walk in the door hes in the backyard wagging his tail, whining in anticipation of an ear scratching and a pat on the head.

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Doggone Grateful
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
My dog, Shadow, knows it is me coming home when I am still a few blocks away. He’s got that pet ESP. Or maybe he recognizes the sound of my car. Regardless, when I walk in the door he’s in the backyard wagging his tail, whining in anticipation of an ear scratching and a pat on the head. When I open the sliding glass door he begins to do a little dance. This black Chow-Labrador mix 40-plus pound dog is just giddy at the sight of me. I am not sure why that is. I realize dogs are loyal. But even if I ignore him for a bit, usually because I&rsqu ...continued...
  • By: Tom  Gilbert
  • Saturday, March 24, 2012, 2:53:00 PM
  • updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012 3:01:00 PM
Monday, August 15, 1988 to Sunday, December 15, 2013
The Walk "Dad, can you wait for me to take your walk?" My seven year-old son was looking up at me expectantly. His eyebrows were arched over his brown eyes and his close cropped hair was sticking up in three different directions. "Can ya, Dad? Just fifteen minutes." I looked away from my e-mail and smiled at Eric. "Sure, but hurry up and get ...continued...
  • By: Tom  Gilbert
  • Thursday, May 31, 2012, 5:52:00 AM
  • updated: Friday, June 08, 2012 1:38:00 AM

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