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2021 Christmas Greetings

Christmas card feature image

Our yearly Christmas card has been sent out to everyone on our list. If you’re not on our list, this is what you missed.

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All The Tactical Dogs Have One

tactical Hudson

I had an odd conversation in a Wendy’s parking lot with a guy about Hudson’s “tactical” harness.

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Hudson’s Secret

Hudsons Secret

Hudson’s dark obsession gets the best of him yet again. Here is the (almost) true account of what happened.

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The Year of the Porcupine

Hudson and porcupine number 5

I don’t know what year it is on the Chinese calendar (let’s ask Chinese hostage John Cena), but for me it’s definitely the Year of the Porcupine. In what is rapidly becoming a fortnightly event, Hudson on Tuesday came home with porcupine quills in his face and mouth. There is a dispute on the count, with The Missus saying it’s …

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Porcupine Removal Part 2

Hudson more porcupine quills

Last week I conducted a porcupine removal operation because not two days after his encounter last week, Hudson did it again. The first time he came away with 49 quills. This time the count was a bit less, only 40 quills. We knew by the size of the quills that it was a baby porcupine, or at least not fully …

Mastiff Puppy Portrait

Hudson Feature Image

Here’s a quick portrait of Hudson. This is from when he was 7 months old (five months ago). Hudson’s color and unique folds in his coat have been giving me fits ever since I started trying to paint him. With this portrait, I think I’m starting to figure out how to handle that distinctive face of his. More practice will …

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Social Distancing Level: Master

social distancing master

I’ve spent the last twenty years practicing social distancing. This is my moment. This is what I’ve been training for.