Tag Archives: dog

PA’s Trojan Horse Grazes on Property Rights

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What under earth just happened in Pennsylvania? The first phase of forced pooling, that’s what! Over this past weekend, the PA legislature approved Senate Bill 259, which grants oil and gas industry operators the ability to combine oil and gas … Continue reading

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The Gulf of Mexico and Back Again: Photo/Essay

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One of the very first things that my master did after he rescued me was take me on a 15,000-mile road trip across the United States. We went to my home state of Texas, but we skipped the Deep South–until … Continue reading

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5 Tips on Dealing with Quiet Humans… Really Quiet, That Is.

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At the beginning of January, my master stopped speaking, and I have finally realized that this is probably going to last a while. (Yes, sometimes I am a slow dog.) I thought maybe he was just stuck in some sort … Continue reading

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Once bitten, twice shy? Uhm… No.

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It was not a great day for me yesterday. It probably will not be the last not great day that I have. At first, it was just a regular ol’ 90-degree dog-day of summer: My master and I ate breakfast, took … Continue reading

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A song for worship on Earth Day.

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Today is Earth Day, and it is Sunday. I think that’s a nice combination, and I wonder how many priests and pastors will think the same. Whether you believe in an Intelligent Designer or chalk it up to a lengthy series of … Continue reading

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Past Due Notice: The 28th Amendment, Reversing Citizens United

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Each decade or so, the humans who live in the United States amend The Constitution. The last time that happened was in 1992 (link to 27th Amendment). It needs to happen again because, in 2010, the US Supreme Court ruling … Continue reading

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My Valentine’s for Humanity: 3 Best Posts on Love

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Love Love is a concept that I cover frequently on my blog in one way or another. I also ask questions about the lack of love that I see in humanity. I must admit, most of my questions come from the … Continue reading

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Poem: Upon the Death of Home

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Maybe this spring will make more sense than last spring, when nothing seemed right at all. (photo: adamaecompton) Humans have a lot of social conventions that they use to memorialize both positive and negative events: They throw “showers” for women … Continue reading

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3 Songs for Uncomfortable Days

What’s your life been like lately? Feeling burdened, weighed down, unhappy? Has the winter left you cold and lonely? When you perk up your ears on a happy tune, at least you will have a break for a few minutes. … Continue reading

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What have you done with your time?

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Humans are historical. If you do not view yourself and others as historical beings, you are bound to be hard on someone… demanding instant perfection in this “vacuum of today” (thanks for that quote to Hank’s mommy). Focusing in on only … Continue reading

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