More news like this, please

Yesterday I saw the news that Michael Clarke Duncan had died and I was SO sad.  His part in The Green Mile had really left me feeling like I knew him.  As an actor he’d stepped out of himself and let the character fill him.  In other words, he did a damn fine job and I really, truly respected that.  Geoff and I both, when we heard the news separately, felt like we’d been socked in the gut.

This kind of news, however, I could read all day.

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There, fixed that for you

Dogs and politics always make strange interesting bedfellows.  One has only to check out Dogs Against Romney and read about the Seamus saga to know that, or to witness the swift death of Michael Vick’s career to know that being cruel to a dog is  a great way to kill your public persona in the minds of the American public.

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Stewie and Koko

Regular readers around here will know that Geoff and I have a HUGE soft spot for animals.  Ours are our kids and we’ll make sure that they eat and go to the vet before we go to the grocery store or the doctor.  They are our family.

As a result, we spend a lot of time helping other animals, individuals, and rescue groups get animals in need the care and homes they need.  Today I’m going to tell you about two of them.  One of them is a lot luckier than the other but they’re both special in their own way.  I hope you’ll take the time to listen to their stories and help if you can.

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