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“Democracy is coming to the USA”, takes one and two

So wrote Leonard Cohen, in 1992. Cohen joked that his songs were long-lived like Volvos, and this classic could hardly be more timely.

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Camellia shines after 10 years of nothing-but-green

The Monday following the election, I noticed a flash of pink in the northwest corner of our backyard. Our 10-year-old camellia had decided to bloom!

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Canine chronic and acute inflammatory rhinitis

Presented here for anyone else whose dog might suffer from canine chronic inflammatory rhinitis (or acute rhinitis, which is Katie’s current state). Overview Rhinitis is an inflammation of the lining of the nose. This is an upper respiratory tract disease; the upper respiratory tract includes the nose, nasal passages, throat (pharynx), and windpipe (trachea). The […]