Sometimes Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas seem to go by so quickly that they should all be rolled into one giant holiday. Read more

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My mother once found an iguana in the tree outside her home in Colorado. Many people came forward offering to adopt the wayward lizard.

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I am a brave dog. I hike mountains. I ford streams. I jump in lakes. I drink from waterfalls.

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I am absolutely awesome at the balance beam. Mom nearly has a heart attack when I do it out here though.

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Okay. It took me awhile to get used to living with an android and figuring things out with no visual clues. I even got used to being named "Spot."

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Cats may be very staunch carnivores and masters of the Atkins diet, but a little salad now and then helps keep their digestive tract in tip-top shape.

A French fly will live to buzz another diner's dinner after an irate eater with an electric fly swatter accidentally blew up his own kitchen.

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Early September is not too late to go hiking and camping. You just have to be prepared for hot weather and snow. If you're smart you'll also make sure you have enough dog treats.

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Oh, Mom, that's a really funny story! Hee-haw! Hee-haw! Read it again please!