The Creation of the Scottie Periodic Table

Scotties in History In 2019, hoomans observe the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table, attributed in large part to Dmitri Mendeleev. Less known is the creation of the Scottie Periodic Table of Essential Elements, attributed in large part to two unknown Scottish Terrier scientists. Be sure to sign up to follow Jack’s […]

A Possum Tail in Three Parts

A Haiku Story by Jack Part 1: Pre-Dawn Racket Fresh in the pre-dawn A Varmint in our backyard We wake the neighbors Part 2: Afternoon Raid Quiet afternoon Possum cornered: bark, bark, bark Mom’s Varmint rescue Part 3: The End of the Tail Pest control men here We are shut up in the house They […]

Dear Diary, Love, Mom

Dear Diary, I might be getting to old for these neighborhood patrol duties. The other day, I had to rescue the dadgum possum in the back yard – again. This was the second possum rescue in two months. (At least this one was in the afternoon and not at 5:30 a.m.) I was alerted by […]