I've tried to post a photo of Lucky Star, near the daffodils, after bringing me her ball to toss again, but the Google blogger photo capability seems to not work today. Just visualize it!
Oh, the dogs frolicking in the spring grass among the flowers, such a life! My old professor of Greek Literature at Harvard used to weave such visions into his lectures; he was speaking of the dogs in Harvard Yard, playing on & off all day. I think a dog likes simple things: playing outside, watching one work while lounging around, a good kuddle and a bowl of food. Perhaps we should consider how was can simplify our leisure activities.
Word of the Day
"Hypotactic" - adjective from "Hypotaxis" - noun [$10] Grammatical.
Hypotaxis means the subordination of one clause to another.
Sentence: [from Pen of Iron by Robert Alter, p 84 bot]"Faulkner's syntax, on the other hand, is spectacularly hypotactic, spinning out, as Aiken's image suggests, in complicated coils ... "
Alternate: Legal writing often is stunningly hypotactic, requiring layers of numbered clause indices to keep the references understandable.