What the Dog Found: A Photoessay of Canine Archeology


My house, a California Bungalow, sits at the edge of The Tower District, one of Fresno’s oldest neighborhoods, and certainly its funkiest.  During The Year Which Shall Not Be Named I quietly celebrated a milestone as my home of 15 years reached its centennial.

During the last 7 of those years I’ve had a resident archeologist on the premises at all times.  I’ve shown you some of her digs before, and now as my house moves into its second century I’d like to share some of her findings.

The scientist at work.  She’s very thorough.  Even her holes have holes.
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What the Dog Found: A Photoessay of Canine Archeology

Throwback Thursday: The Mighty Bell

The Mighty Bell first appeared on January 6th, 2016.  It was the second entry on my newly minted blog!  It is reproduced here with some updates and additions by kind permission of the author, who, being me, was very gracious of myself.

About a year into living with Hershey I started losing sleep. Not due to worry, or stress, but to the application of a large, wet nose to the soles of my feet.

Hershey had, using her powers of observation, noticed two things:

1) As the only human in the house, I was responsible for feeding her.

2)  I usually fed her shortly after waking up. 

Using perfectly sound dog logic she came to the following conclusion:

If I was awake earlier, she would eat earlier. 

Thus began Operation Enduring Moistness.

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Throwback Thursday: The Mighty Bell

Totally Non-Wordless Wednesday

Large brown dog, small tan dog, and small black dog staring intently into the camera.OK, I’ve been about 98.9% faithful to this whole “Wordless Wednesday” format.  A few times I think I’ve included captions, but for the most part I’ve posted little more than a title and a picture.  Today’s offering is breaking with that for a very important reason, so I hope you’ll bear with me.  If not, scroll down to the end for today’s wordless picture!

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Totally Non-Wordless Wednesday