How senior dogs play

Senior dogs know to save the best for last:  what we can learn from them Last night Syba was pouncing all around our small apartment, so I took out my new Moto G out to film her on the heels of her 13th birthday in March. How she ends her play is the true lesson she teaches us.   How senior dogs play The video also includes footage of her running around the East End park this morning, one of her favorites. See other Syba stories here.   … Keep goin’

“Bad dog” caught in the act: Top 5 guilty moments

Driving while coned

In 2014, our dog Syba elevated her “Bad Dog” status in five memorable ways and I was compelled to document this new level of badness.  Read on to see our “bad dog” caught in the act top 5 guilty moments.       She’s old and still Bad. Top five reasons Syba was a “Bad Dog” last year. And why she didn’t care. Having an old dog is great. They don’t bother you with wanting to learn new tricks. They don’t jump up on you due to their arthritic back legs. Heck, they can’t even see you half the time. … Keep goin’

Ingredient #2: Activism

You, you, you. You! Or me? In the past few years, I’ve noticed something about New Year’s resolutions.  They are usually focused in one direction, and one direction only: self-improvement. While there’s nothing wrong with shedding some cookie-induced superfluous poundage, or vowing to work less and live more, it seems odd that, supplementing this, there are very few resolutions outside of the self. What about helping someone else? Too freaking vague, perhaps.  Or maybe you don’t know what you care about yet.  In any case, it’s high time to figure it out. According to both the “Blue Zone” study, which … Keep goin’