Monthly Archives: June 2007


I’ve previously offered my thoughts on pets being hit by cars.  "Oh, I can’t stand to see them penned up."  Well, as Charlie Alnutt (Humphrey Bogart) says in "The African Queen",  "You pays your money and you takes your choice." [Our high school English and Drama teacher, Mr. Joe Newman was fond of that saying, […]

Chocolate Overdose

Many folks have heard that "chocolate is poisonous to pets".  As far as that goes, if you eat a massive enough amount, it’s poisonous to people, too.  Yes, yes, I hear you out there saying that chocolate is actually an essential nutrient, that you can’t live without it (or life isn’t worth living without chocolate, […]