Tag Archives: Golden Retriever

Just one last pat on the head.

She’s been gone almost two weeks, but still, I inexplicably expect her to amble down the hall and thrust that magnificent golden head and mane in my face, looking to comfort me and oh, maybe get a nice little scratch … Continue reading

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Chloe.

Yes, she was the family dog. Chloe’s family just happened to include anyone she ever met. Of course, she was loyal first and foremost to her clan. But she loved and was loved by so many others. Friends, friends of … Continue reading

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Plans, Interrupted.

Abbreviated time in the city. Pressing concerns here. There, Central Park Here, trees in the orchard laden with plums There, a brilliant and memorable Summer and Smoke with Marin Ireland and Nathan Darrow Here, a different kind of show There, a … Continue reading

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In Dog Years, She’s Perfect.

Chloe just turned ten. And I don’t want to talk about it. I know what they say about dog years. Well, la la la la la with my fingers plugged in my ears to that! Here are some Chloe pix … Continue reading

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A Golden Opportunity

Just in case you aren’t awake all night click-click-clicking on the Internet like I am, you may have missed a recent and most welcome addition to the viral pantheon: Bob, the Golden Retriever. I used to think Chloe had the … Continue reading

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The Day Chloe Ate A Chicken Carcass.

Firstly: no, it wasn’t one our our chickens. Second, as you may have guessed, I’ve waited all week to use that headline. No, it wasn’t Lola or Ginger or Summer or Pippa or Luna. It was some distant cousin of theirs, … Continue reading

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Chloe

A clamor has arisen: why does Soho get a birthday party but not Chloe? And the answer I always give is that Chloe does not need a party because in her world, every day is a party.  Chloe is always, … Continue reading

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