Category Archives: my dogs

a “dog story”

  Something prompted me to remember an anecdote today. It may or may not be of interest. It may seem trivial and not worth telling. But, I think it illustrates something – I’m not quite sure what – and how, … Continue reading

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Robbie

  Robbie (aka Big Red), an Irish setter, was our family dog in the late 1950’s and 1960’s. Robbie’s pedigree is posted here (below).  Also, two photos.      

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“My Dogs Growing Up”

    My first dog was Sugar, a mongrel, in fifth grade. We had a problem because Sugar was chasing and biting college students on bikes, so my parents took the dog back to the pound. I was very upset. … Continue reading

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Roger Smith, student essay on dog Bambi (in Spanish)

    Roger W. Smith, essay on his dog Bambi (in Spanish)     Posted above is a brief personal essay of mine that was written as an assignment in an advanced course in the Spanish language taught by Professor … Continue reading

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