Kickass not wintering in Arizona

Kickass not wintering in Arizona

Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the Keeper is going to Ariz. today, which might mark him at least as smart as a migrating sparrow, but—get this, he is only […]

Kickass waits for next summer

Kickass waits for next summer

Kickass, the doorstop dog, like the keeper, needs time to adjust to the sudden stark view of the natural world, bare and boney, even skeletal as its leaf cover was […]

Kickass remembers Nov. 11 1940

Kickass remembers Nov. 11 1940

Kickass, the doorstop dog, chides the keeper for the gaping holes in his memory, one of which allows him to totally eliminate Nov. 11, 1940, when, within a few hours, […]

Kickass and the cruelest memory

Kickass and the cruelest memory

Kickass, the doorstop dog, shared the memory-inducing image with the keeper of a man in hip boots sloshing along the edge of a country pond in the cold November wind, […]

Kickass helps the keeper with winter

Kickass helps the keeper with winter

Kickass, the doorstop dog, joins the keeper in celebrating the first snow cover of the year, noting that neither canines nor humans go in for seasonal migration, an obvious evolutionary […]

Kickass can’t fix anything

Kickass can’t fix anything

Kickass. the doorstop dog, can’t fix much of anything beyond an itch, but the keeper on the other hand always thought he could fix anything and everything even if it […]

Kickass and the morning after

Kickass and the morning after

Kickass, the doorstop dog, says there was something different about waking up this morning.  It was yet one more gray November day but the sun was shining!  The keeper says […]

Kickass election eve party

Kickass election eve party

Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports the keeper’s assessment of what seemed to be an election-day eve party at a sprawling country supper club where hundreds of jabbering, laughing people drank […]

Kickass and the dog vote

Kickass and the dog vote

Kickass, the doorstop dog, got into it a bit with the keeper over whether or not dogs voted, the keeper contending that they didn’t and Kickass explaining that voting is […]

Kickass stores the extra hour

Kickass stores the extra hour

Kickass, the doorstop dog, has been trying to help the keeper find safe storage for the spare hour that showed up as a result of turning the clock back for […]