Dog Day Afternoon


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This is my new favorite picture of Ranger, napping on the library floor appropriately with her ball.

Ranger has an endearing routine when she’s awake and wants to play a little fetch or wall ball (the record of which currently stands at 52). Whenever I get up from my desk, so does she get up out of her snooze and with ball in mouth follows. Wherever I stop be it bathroom or kitchen or outside so does she and momentarily thereafter releases the ball so that it hits the floor and bounces a couple times. If I don’t respond properly, she’ll pick up the ball and let it go again to bounce-bounce-bounce to a stop. Most of the time I tell her no, but eventually I give in.

She has me very well trained.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."