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My Impromptu Dog Garden, For a Season

My long-term gardening plan where I live in Maine is simple in the abstract: let the woods grow in from the edges over time and find something other than grass in the middle. As always in a garden, concrete reality becomes more complicated. I’ve got

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Win-Win Games

This morning, my dogs discovered Win-Win Games For All Ages, and they tore right through it. They were voracious readers. It was full of ideas they could bite into. They really ate it up. They licked each sentence… … okay, I think I’m out of

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Canid Behavior and Geographic Deposits: Science! ? !

Newspapers are letting loose with a series of giddy articles reporting that dogs prefer to align themselves along a magnetic field when they urinate and defecate. The newspaper articles leave out some details from the research paper (read it here): In the initial analysis of

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?