Tag Archives: basset hounds

Carmela Sightings

It’s been almost a year since Carmela, the Basset Hound, left my life, yet I still think of her with such affection, making my heart pump in reverie. You don’t see very many Bassets here in the Big Apple: Labs, … Continue reading

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A Tail Wags In Brooklyn

When I came from seeing Carmela this week I wrote to my friend Ed saying how happy she was to see me.  He wrote back – A tail wags in Brooklyn, so he gets credit for the title. The chef, … Continue reading

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The Basset And The Baby

Oh my! There’s trouble in Virginia City that looks an awful lot like Brooklyn. Carmela and her family have houseguests…their son, along with his wife and 6-month old baby girl are visiting from Holland. Sounds sweet, I know, but what … Continue reading

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The Carmela Chronicles

I’ve been going to Brooklyn faithfully every week, but not only on Saturdays. Due to weather, I needed to exercise some flexibility so Carm and I could go for a nice, comfy walk. Like most women, she hates getting wet … Continue reading

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Keeping The Faith

Saturday morning…birr What a challenge. Between wearing ski clothes to bed because the boiler went south to screaming, I can’t hear you, to your new landlord who has to be so sorry he ever bought your building in the first … Continue reading

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A Basset In Brooklyn

I went to visit Carmela. Woke up with a terrible headache afraid I’d never make it, but after whining to my friend Ed who recommended ALEVE, I was off and running…numb from the neck down, but hey…it got me on … Continue reading

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Carmela Watch

Her Beyonce look. December is passing quickly. I still don’t know what will happen to my best basset hound friend. As you know Carmela and her family are moving. I stopped asking where. Every time I did, there was a … Continue reading

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Are You Gonna Eat That?

I was sitting in the park enjoying a few moments of sun, a Swiss and cucumber sandwich by my side. I’m trying to take advantage every time it appears for its brief, late November cameo. As I age, cold becomes … Continue reading

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Ebola…Silence…And A Bassett Packing

I had three people ask if I was worried about contracting the Ebola virus since it hit New York City. Well, not till you mentioned it. I have so many problems right now, it’s the last thing I need to … Continue reading

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May I Join You?

There’s never a dull moment when walking Carmela the basset hound. Not that I’m versed in dog-walking, but I can bet it’s not the same as say, walking a poodle. Last week she stole a sandwich and the time before … Continue reading

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