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Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Adventures of Chip de ‘Ville (Lydia House)

Hi all. Chip here. Louisville is a dog-loving city.┬áNow that it’s getting warmer (then colder, then warmer again), the bipeds are enjoying dining al fresco, and dozens of wise restauranteurs … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adventures of Chip de ‘Ville (Three Dog Bakery)

Hi all. Chip here. On a recent chilly day, Prue* and I went in search of a new destination for our routine, and as far as I’m concerned, we hit … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

What to do when your message falls short

Johnny Carson, longtime host of The Tonight Show, was the master of self deprecation. When a joke bombed, he didn’t steamroll on to another, he’d linger in the awkward silence, … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Praying for the rise of the Common Sense Party

Like religion, education, and vocation, my political views were shaped, markedly, by the influence of my parents and grandparents. My parents weren’t showy about their politics, but they were never … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adventures of Chip de ‘Ville (This dog’s life)

Hi all. Chip here. My day-to-day life is mostly uncomplicated but having lived with Prue* since last September, I am beginning to see some complexities in my role as companion. … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

To the lost GOP: Dump Trump

I really do not like politics, and the politics of the past 10-12 years have left me especially disheartened. It seems everyone is yelling bumper stickers at one another, and … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment