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BTC #52 - Operation Blankets of Love

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Ken Sipes

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Warning, random thought ahead: I'm thinking about standing in line tonight for the midnight show of "Dark Shadows". Yes. I'm one of those people who came home from school and had to watch... It looks to be great fun, but sometimes the idea of doing something is offset by the reality of one's age. I'm soooo conflicted. Anyway. This week I have Eileen Smulson with Operation Blankets of Love on the program. In just a few short years she has created a large network of people and locations where we can all drop off blankets, towels, sheets, etc., that local shelters and rescues need. OBOL has locations all over Southern California, so, if you are in this area, go ahead and look thru your closets, drawers, etc., for those sheets, towels and blankets you have not used in a decade or so and drop them off. Also, this really fits in nicely with our monthly commitment to honor Douglas Adams on Towel Day. Not in SOCal? Check out Pets for Patriots for their partner shelters across the country. No Towels or blankets? Be sure to support Pets of the Homeless with unopened food at one of their over 300 locations nation wide. Let's make this a towel day to remember!

Oh Maryland... where is your common sense? Once again we have people creating laws that impact animals out of fear. Here is a story that reminds us that dogs arte our companions and how they interact probably has more to do with the owners than the dog:  Pit Bull Saves Owner from Certain Death on Train Tracks. I don't know about you but I can't see a Yorkie doing the same thing. Just say'in. Now, ...