Tag Archives: Dogs

What Matters in the End?

Here is one answer, from playwright, author, actor Alice Childress:  “Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave, and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way.” And here is another, from … Continue reading

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Written in the Stars (in Chinese)

Not so long ago I wrote a post about my hooded eyes and my jealousy, and my tremendous relief when I found that the jealousy wasn’t really my fault, that I might have inherited it from my grandmother as I … Continue reading

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Blog Dog Falls Off the Wagon —

Yesterday’s hero, Blog Dog, showed off his perfect meditation form in Canine Mindfulness, a post on his home blog The Zen Parent. Obviously this dog could do anything, including master-minding Bill’s blog for him. But today — Illusion is shattered, with … Continue reading

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