Untethered Dog

You Never Know Where He Will Go

Habit Forming

One way to form a habit is to make the matter your day’s first priority. If something is important to you, after all, you put your attention to it first thing. This is where the writer-lifter runs into trouble. For here’s another parallel: the later the day gets, the harder it is to lift — […]


He’s got more nicknames than a boatload of sailors. Barry. Bonzo. Barry Bonzo. Buddy. Little Buddy. L.B. B. Dude. Duder. Doody. Lately, for reasons passing understanding, I have begun calling him Brother. Two days ago, Brother Barry turned 12. Tonight, he and I went on 48-minute loop through the leaves. Even made it down the […]