â™¬ At the suggestion of a Fragments reader, we have investigated and then ordered a Thundershirt for our dog, and it may arrive today——before the next thunderstorm,Â a possible answer for all of us under this roof. If this works, it sure beats an eternal series of medications, withÂ theirÂ unknown dosing and effects. It seems like a no-brainer to try this, since there is a 45 day money back guarantee.Â Â Be sure you’ll hear how this saga turns out.
â™¬ I’m very pleased to have provided the guest column for the May—June edition of the Blue Ridge country magazine. You can read more about that here. Now, go out and buy the magazine.
â™¬ The Roanoke Times published my editorial about soils in the Sunday edition of the newspaper. Read it online here.
â™¬ Just for fun, and to give a companion experience to the increasing itch under my bandage around my wrist, I now have an equally itchy place on my leg from the tick I discovered rather deeply embedded there night before last.Â I’m taking doxycycline, not wanting to take any chances. We still are convinced that it was a tick borne disease that killed our dog, Buster, back in 2003.
â™¬Â Â I am about to drive myself somewhere for the first time since the surgery a week ago today. I’m sure I can do it. Others around here not so sure.Â if the queen of dire consequences is right, thisÂ might be my last blog post.Â it’s been real. I gotta go.