Safe & Sound

Today was a big day for Ranger. I took her in to the vet’s to be spayed and to get her annual shots, and while she was under the anesthetic we threw in a nail trim and a teeth cleaning. But it’s all done and she’s home safe (if a little grumpy… but can one blame her?).

Susan and I decided to do the spaying now so that she’ll have time to fully recover in the two weeks that I’ll still be home prior to starting my new job September 4.

And from the looks of her right at this moment pretty much wiped out under my desk (sporting the obligatory cone collar, of course) she may need that entire amount of time to return to her regular and rambunctious form.

Such a good girl she is.

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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."