It’s a Dog’s Life, to be Sure

And it Mellows My Own

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Meet Macy. She’s a Jack Russell terrier of uncertain age, although it’s been estimated to be 13 years. That’s old for her breed, but she shows no sign of slowing down. Maybe she doesn’t run up the stairs the way she used to, but she still beats me to the top every time.

The internet tells me 13–16 years is the average life span for the breed, so I…

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Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

I used to be disgusted; now I'm just amused. In 5 years of being in the Medium Partner Program, I've made all of $22.47. But I still persist.