• Beauregard the Doberman,  Bon Mots and Cheap Shots,  I Like Ike

    Looking for a lifeline

    I think we’ll keep working on a theme. Yesterday marked the one year anniversary since I brought home Ike.  He was a trainwreck of a dog and I almost stopped and put him down on the way home.  I’m glad I didn’t.  He was supposed to be getting three hots and a cot and get let go in a week or so.  Ike didn’t get the memo.  He hit the porous slate and carpet floors here and got better.  PBE readers chipped in and helped him get better through SND and  I appreciate that.  And here we are. June 18th marked the three year anniversary of Beauregard’s death.  I can just now…

  • Beauregard the Doberman,  Bubba the Blue Doberman,  Dogs,  I Like Ike,  Rita the Doberman

    You want your job you better free that brown eyed man

    I have always sang songs to my animals.  If you’ve heard my singing voice you’ll know why they are the only ones who will live with me.  It started with the cats.  I had two great cats.  Broderick Catford and Rayette DiPesto.  Rayette DiPesto was the Karen Black character in Five Easy Pieces.  I lived on Broderick Street and thought if he ever got out I wanted to be able to stand on my porch and yell the name of my street over and over again and have the cat come home.  Neither ever got out. And of course the song I sang to them was: Then came Xica da…

  • Beauregard the Doberman,  Dogs

    All dressed in satin and waiting by the door

    Why I hate PETA. Why I want to drive to Washington and beat some one with a motorcycle handlebar. If we were giving out Best Person in the World, Dr. Kathy Sheeran would be our person this week, next week and probably for the year. She’s taken on this gentle creature, healed her and ate the costs. Dr. Sheeran, you done good and PBE salutes you! In other news My dogs have have been coming along pretty good with their new regiment. Bubba is still massaging his side, but a lot less and without crying. Even the gaseous emissions have receded. The paint may stay on the walls after all.…