We Remember -- Tales and Tails

Remembrance On Decoration Day

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I was reading an article recently that talked about how Memorial Day evolved from an old holiday called Decoration Day.  Decoration Day was a day set aside to decorate the graves of those who gave their lives in service to their country.  As the years went by, it changed into Memorial Day, although the meaning […]

In The Moment

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Lately, we’ve seen some dogs who had grown old, as well as near and dear to us, pass away.  One of the first Greyhound puppies I’d seen adopted passed away yesterday after thirteen years of antics that brought me a lot of laughs and smiles.  Mr. Taleteller’s sister and her family recently lost their Yellow […]

Year Of The Rooster -- Tales and Tails

The Rooster Rancher

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A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with my dad and he was trying to remember how many Border Collies we had through the years.  My dad had a Border Collie as a kid growing up on the farm.  When I was a kid, I suspect he wanted me to have the same experience. […]

Sleepy Head -- Tales and Tails

Come To The Dark Side

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Yesterday was a little unusual for us in our routine.  We needed a new tire put on my car, so Mr. Taleteller drove me to work and picked me up, and sometime in between, the tire change was done.  There was also a need to talk to my dad, so we stopped by his house […]

Bridge Bookends -- Tales and Tails

Mother Nature Has Lost Her Mind

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Bunny here at the keyboard writing about my weekend. After all the weather changes this weekend, I can only conclude that Mother Nature has lost her mind.  Friday was cool and rainy, and Saturday morning came in with a thunderstorm.  We had plans to visit the opening of the Riverfront Farmer’s Market, but the stormy […]

Some Things Are The Same

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Today’s post is short one, because last night I went out for to see Drew Lynch for my birthday.  For those wondering who he is, he’s a comedian who was on America’s Got Talent and took second place. Since then, he’s gathered a large following of fans on YouTube who enjoy his vlog where he talks […]

Mellow -- Tales and Tails

With Age Comes…

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Our recent visit to the University of Illinois with Bunny and Küster made me think of a few things.  Generally, we don’t like to think about our dogs or ourselves getting older, but there are a few benefits.  Traveling with the oldest and youngest members of our pack reminded me of just that. After we […]