Siberian Huskies and Moscow Mules

This is Kai last week, the day after a veterinarian administered the husky’s first heartworm treatment. The medicine is a brutal, arsenical compound injected deep into a muscle in the lower back. It kills the parasite worms, which is great, but it also causes lesions within a dog’s pulmonary arteries, which is terrible. Heartworm treatment…

Raves and Faves 14

Volunteer squash growing where the compost bin used to be. In my backyard, the accidents grow better than the plants I buy on purpose. ♦ ♦ ♦ Bologna, baloney — whatever you call it — makes a fine sandwich on whole wheat bread spread with a little real mayo. I haven’t had one in a very, very long…