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christopher-cudworth's picture
"How old is your dog?" someone recently asked.  "We don't know exactly," I responded. "My son found him on the streets at 2 a.m. near the University of Chicago. He lived in the frat house for a few months and then came to live with us." People seem to love that story. Chuck is a pup with a...
patricia-thomas's picture
I wrote two weeks ago about my poodle, Willie, being attacked by a pit bull, Hugo. Animal Control came out and took our statement then, but said they could not really do anything unless he attacked other dogs!  I had heard Hugo attacked another dog down the street, so I walked down and asked...
christopher-meeks's picture
Kurt Vonnegut in his short story "Harrison Bergeron" imagined the world of 2081 where everyone was equal. Ballerinas would have to wear sash weights and bags of birdshot so they could not be graceful. Beautiful people had to wear masks. Smart people had a little radio implanted in one ear...