Is it just me or is anybody else even the slightest bit put off and annoyed by this increasing trend of people passing their dog off as a ‘service dog’ just so they can accompany their owners into restaurants and grocery stores?
First let me say I am very aware and completely support the certified and trained ‘service dog’ to assist disabled folks and people with legitimate needs. I have a dear friend who has a ‘service dog’ who can detect the onset of her young daughter’s…
Yesterday afternoon, I escaped from the monotony of my computer and household chores, for a leisurely walk on our beach. It was a bit blustery with a little autumn chill in the air. But nothing a ball cap and long sleeves couldn’t remedy. And of course, my trusty iPod was tucked securely into the pocket of my cargo shorts, cued to my favorite beach tune playlist.
Kicking along through the chilly shallow water I was struck by the beauty of our near empty beach. Just a few weeks ago…
In spite of the six or so signs that clearly ban them, dog owners in growing numbers are adopting our beautiful Star Park as, not only a convenient bathroom and recreation area for their canine companions, but now apparently it's a grooming parlor too.
This photo is only a portion of a much larger area where…Continue
It's Sunday morning just before noon and I just watched an adult riding his bike on the sidewalk in front of Starbucks run down a little girl. And the cyclist and his female companion, who was also riding her bike on the sidewalk, was absolutely indignant that the kid's parents would let their daughter unsupervised on the sidewalk.
Why is it the "I'm entitled" attitude has become so accepted and our local law enforcement turns a blind eye to this? Yeah, this is a quaint little place…Continue