The days in Marin County (where I live) are starting out chilly and then warming up as the day goes on. Right now I'm still in the chilly phase (brrrrr). Tiffany, my dog, is running in and out from the backyard and consequently I have the door open - (double brrrr).
Speaking of pets - it seems that pets have been in the news for the past couple of days. First there is the tiny little Chihuahua Zoey who saved a baby from a rattlesnake (and took several bites himself). Now there's a good dog! Zoey somehow managed to survive (although it was touch and go for awhile). There's Jake the Black Lab who just died of cancer. Jake searched tirelessly through the rubble of the World Trade Center searching for survivors. He also helped during Hurricane Karina. Jake was abandoned as a puppy and yet he became a true hero. I am certain Jake went straight to Heaven! Oscar the Cat who can predict when residents in the nursing home (where he lives) are going to die (a little eerie). And then there's Michael Vick...well you don't EVEN want me to go there. I will only mention the following quote: