Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

I am once again under siege. The local wildlife has issued a vendetta against my person and it appears there are multiple species willing to contribute to the cause.

My latest tale of woe begins with a fence. It’s a lovely fence that surrounds a sizeable portion of the back yard. It was installed earlier this summer to contain the exuberance of our canine companions.

Between our home and the next-door-neighbors, we now possess a total of seven dogs. You might be thinking this is an excessive amount of fur, and you would be right – we humans are now one pup away from being outnumbered by a fact...