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August: Dog Days of Summer

For some, the “dog days of summer” refer to a very specific time, its name derived from the return of Sirius (the “dog star”) to the night sky. Loosely, they are the end of July- beginning of August days known for sultriness, debilitating heat, and to the ancient Greek poets, fever. For ElderChicks, however, the Dog Days are a time a celebration of our faithful four-legged friends, their honored place in our lives signaled by the brightest star’s arrival.

I dedicate this month’s blog to the memory of Spot, Lucy, Daisy, and Herbie, noble souls all.  And to the accomplishments of Juno.  Tell us your dog story!  Portraits welcome.

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