A Squirrel

July 6, 2010

Maybe it has something to do with the one-eyed squirrel named Petey that the next door neighbor lady used to feed from her second story deck when I was a kid. Whatever it is, I’ve always loved squirrels. I realize they’re rodents, but that can’t be helped. I forgive them their ratty relatives. Read the rest of this entry »

A Turtle

May 5, 2010

My daughter asked me once again to be the surrogate caretaker of her turtle, Esmerelda. Every time I take care of the turtle I swear I won’t do it again. This time around I suggested that she think of getting rid of a pet that basically lives on life support. A pet that isn’t suited for an owner who lives the gypsy life. Read the rest of this entry »