Release the Flying Monkeys

Release the Flying Monkeys

“It’s a good day when you don’t have to release the flying monkeys.” Love that quote. On second thought, I’m not sure what loving the quote says about me. Of course, everyone knows the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz movie. The movie and the story have become a staple of American culture. Sadly, in the end, good, sweet Dorothy melts the wicked witch with the flying monkeys. I know, I’ve got the story...

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Stella Goes Out for Coffee

Larger than life is a term applied to heroes. They leave an impression. Stella, our three-legged Great Dane, does that. She can go out for coffee and come home immortalized as a cartoon by Boulder’s Shoney Sien. Stella’s big, but gentle. She has a brown eye and a blue eye–not common in Great Danes. She likes to be petted but still manages to give the impression that she’s aloof, not needy. Treats?–her highness needs...

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