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Old 09-07-2013, 06:17 PM   #13251
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What is it with books about dogs and unhappy endings?...

I'm sitting here watching Battle Cry, an excellent war/drama, and wishing it was tomorrow. I know what I'm fixing for dinner tomorrow. I have no idea for tonight.
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:28 PM   #13252
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What is it with books about dogs and unhappy endings?...

I'm sitting here watching Battle Cry, an excellent war/drama, and wishing it was tomorrow. I know what I'm fixing for dinner tomorrow. I have no idea for tonight.
I don't know...an excuse to cry???
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:32 PM   #13253
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I don't know...an excuse to cry???
Yeah, but I'm just saying, either somebody's getting shot in the corn crib, or getting left behind, or dying of old age... not enough happy dog books. Maybe the Incredible Journey, but even that book had a moment of pause at the end.
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:36 PM   #13254
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Yeah, but I'm just saying, either somebody's getting shot in the corn crib, or getting left behind, or dying of old age... not enough happy dog books. Maybe the Incredible Journey, but even that book had a moment of pause at the end.
I understand, but with our best friends having such short lives...and the impact they have on our lives.
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:42 PM   #13255
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I understand, but with our best friends having such short lives...and the impact they have on our lives.
What is uplifting about "A Dog's Purpose" is that the dog is reborn each time, and remembers things of the previous lives, and that helps each of his/her next life.

As an apparent masochist, I also purchased "A Dog's Journey" which will probably be more of the same. Costco Kleenex trip....
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:14 PM   #13256
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...DO NOT read "A Dog's Purpose"!!! The pool is now full of salt water....
Hope you don't wear contact lenses and washed them into the pool.


We're in nearly full "Sports Bar" mode around here - haven't started the drinking yet. Earlier I had the Red Sox/Yankees game on TV with the White Sox/Orioles game in a Google frame while I played the OSU-SDSU game via the Ohio State student radio site...until I found out it was on TV. Well, time to flip between b-ball and f-ball on TV. Now that the Buckeyes wiped the field with San Diego players and the Red Sox did their good deed by pushing the Yankees back another half-game behind my Tribe I'll take the audio to the Tribe game with me while I wash my hair. Gotta do that before it gets too late. Meanwhile, Himself has hit his limit with sports today.
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:49 PM   #13257
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Yeah, but I'm just saying, either somebody's getting shot in the corn crib, or getting left behind, or dying of old age... not enough happy dog books. Maybe the Incredible Journey, but even that book had a moment of pause at the end.
http://books.google.com/books/about/...d=N5r_LejSm5oC
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:36 PM   #13259
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What is uplifting about "A Dog's Purpose" is that the dog is reborn each time, and remembers things of the previous lives, and that helps each of his/her next life.

As an apparent masochist, I also purchased "A Dog's Journey" which will probably be more of the same. Costco Kleenex trip....
I swore I would stop buying them after Marley & Me, the book not the movie. So far, I still have a few in my stack.
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