D. E. Larsen, DVM Sandy and I were standing in the garage talking when Robert pulled into the driveway with his load of boxes. Robert was our UPS delivery guy and was a regular visitor to our clinic in the garage. Robert dropped the boxes on the table in the back of the garage andContinue reading “Jack”

Notes on My Father

Frank William Larsen, 1909 – 1993 D. E. Larsen, DVM My father’s early life was difficult at its best. He grew into an exceptional father for having grown up without a father. He rarely spoke of his early life. And when he did, he only told stories in small snippets. It took me well overContinue reading “Notes on My Father”

Driving Blind

D. E. Larsen, DVM This was one of extra busy days in the middle of July. The appointment book was full. Most of the problems were flea problems. I always became weary of discussing the flea life cycle with folks. We were trying to put out the fire that should have been controlled last winter.Continue reading “Driving Blind”

Meter Reader Mishap

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Dale is waiting on the phone for you,” Judy said. “He is the manager of PP&L.” I knew Dale from the Rotary Club, but I wasn’t aware that he had any animals. I put the little pup back in the kennel. Dale was lucky. Another few minutes, and we would haveContinue reading “Meter Reader Mishap”