Keep that chewing at rest, dear dog

So the days we left our cherished rescue mutt home for fairly long stretches so we could visit with family for the holiday did not go well. Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle decided to chew on her hind quarters. What an itch she had! The family put our heads together for a home solution. I…

May your Thanksgiving be full of joy

What with the family driving in from downstate to share this Thanksgiving holiday with we four Central New Yorkers, my dear wife Karen and I knew exactly what to do. Cracker Barrel’s big meal would give Elisabeth, George Three and us two maximum visiting time with Dory, Jim, Erin and James. Plus, well, it will…

Juice up our air, please and thank you

Cough. Hack. Repeat. Glug that water. Once the temperatures around our part of the world go low enough that our forced air furnace is a regular part of the daily proceedings, we notice our reaction to the resulting lack of humidity in our breathing routine. My dear wife Karen ordered a new dry-air humidifier this…