What’s your day job?
I’ve been retired for years. I’m an old man now. This conversation, plus four or five emails, is all I’ll have to do all day long. I’ll be outside, doing my thing, playing with my dogs.

How many dogs do you have?
I have a seven-year-old pit bull who thinks she’s a cocker spaniel. She’s the sweetest, gentlest thing in the world. We just got an eight-week old setter-winter mix from Tennessee, rescued from a Tennessee shelter.

So you already rescue animals?
We only rescue in the event of the Rapture.

READ: "Meet the Rapture pets! (comic)" by Shaula Clark, Eugenia Williamson and Allison Bamcat <<

>> READ: more Rapture articles in the May 20, 2011 issue of the Boston Phoenix <<

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