Category Archives: animal stories

new tires

Marty and I took a walk while new tires were being put on his truck.  We were in Petaluma, Marty’s hometown, we were on the edge of town, and we meandered down a dead end street.  and right behind it … Continue reading

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first rain

Hot tea and granola in belly.  Fire in fireplace.  Muddy-footed dogs outside.  Sweet, kind, handsome man in the garage, tinkering.  Cats curled up in their hiding places.  Rain falling all night, all morning.  Warm, dry, cozy house, warm slippers. Outside wet, blustery, thick … Continue reading

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little yellow bird

The other day, up at Marty’s place, Jerry the bird lover, Jerry who owns and dotes upon two rescued cockatiels, Jerry who spends her free time volunteering at her local wildlife rescue center, Jerry who catches the “wild browns”, (the … Continue reading

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the bear

I’ve made my every other week journey north to rattlesnake country, where Marty lives.   Bears and mountain lions and lots of other critters, but only a few people, share this mountain with him.  Marty says most folks don’t walk around the woods in … Continue reading

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