But every now and then, Toula restrains herself. These moments are few and far between, and they fascinate me. It speaks to the energy exchange between dogs and humans, I learned. When dogs sense care and calm are needed, they invariably fall in line.

Spring in the Green Seat

It’s been a spell. I figure everyone’s thinking, writing, talking about this quarantine life that’s lasted almost five months. A writing series I enjoyed from my futon said that writing a novel about the pandemic will be a tough sell: it’s hard to make something novel when everyone’s experienced it. Fortunately, I’m not a novelist….