Donald R. McClarey

Sunday is National Dog Day

      DINAH IN HEAVEN by Rudyard Kipling She did not know that she was dead But, when the pang was o’er, Sat down to wait her Master’s tread Upon the Golden Floor, With ears full-cock and anxious eyes,

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Donald R. McClarey

Rescuer in a Dark Time

“Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” Mark Twayne     The last surviving rescue dog of 9-11 Ground Zero departs this Vale of Tears. An old tale

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Friar Moustache

I assume that Saint Francis is giving this a big thumbs up from Heaven: St. Francis Monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia is named after the patron saint of dogs, so it makes sense that one of their newest members happens to

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Greater Love

  Heroism and self sacrifice such as this is why dogs will always be the best friend of Man:   The girl’s mother, Erika Poremski, told WBAL-TV that she’d stepped out of her house for a few moments on Sunday evening

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Cali or Kali ?

 “I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” Quote from the Bhagavad Gita, where Vishnu transfoms himself into Kali, the Hindu goddess of death, that flashed through the mind of Robert J. Oppenheimer after witnessing the first atomic bomb test. As

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Man’s Best Friend

There is sorrow enough in the natural way From men and women to fill our day; And when we are certain of sorrow in store, Why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and Sisters, I bid you beware Of

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Loyal Like a Dog

In the vast tragedy of Japan, an example of canine fidelity and devotion.  Both dogs were rescued and are receiving treatment and care.  Go here to The Lookout to read more about the story and to read a translation of

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