The cliche is that pets allow us - and especially children - to learn about empathy, about responsibility, and then about dealing with death. If you adopt a senior dog, this is especially true; from day one, you're potentially dealing with dental surgery, joint problems, and behavioral issues that are at that point so ingrained … Continue reading On Old Ladies
The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.
I am old, so sometimes I find myself unnecessarily impatient with perfectly nice younger people. The kind of people who have babies and then post every minute of every day of their child's perfectly normal, average life on social media. "Jimmy doesn't sleep! Isn't he AMAZING?!" Having a child is amazing. It just makes me … Continue reading On Dogs, Babies…and Poop