Leonard Rizzo, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Cola, the rest of the story

After old man Joe passed on, Uncle Lennie brought me to the shelter. He had already contacted them to make room for me while he ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 2:16 pm

Opinion

The Colaberator

Old man Joe and I lived in a nice quiet house on the top of a hill. We were the best of friends ever since ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 12:13 pm

Opinion

Two separate battles

The first battle has been my bladder tumors. The scheduled scraping and cauterization had to be postponed due to too much blood in my bladder.  ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Thursday, October 20, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Please don’t count me out

After six weeks of special chemo, my bladder tumors are back with a vengeance. I’ll be seeing the doctor on Tuesday the 27 to hopefully ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Thursday, September 29, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

The wonder of it all

When I first began relating Special Cases I was working at the FHS shelter. I was there for two reasons, to supplement my retirement and ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:54 am

Opinion

Rudy and Rody

Well, last week I received my sixth and final chemo treatment for recurring bladder tumors that have been bugging me for years. I have had ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Thursday, August 25, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Once again saying goodbye

I write this tale not only for me but for all those who have rescued, loved their pets and finally had to say goodbye. When ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Thursday, August 4, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Working together, making it happen

Little Ketchup is a 16-week-old Shepherd mix with a sweet disposition. Ketchup’s companion is a Golden Retriever that came from the Carolina Goldens, named Tallulah. ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Friday, July 29, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Sometimes, it’s personal

Well, I’ve had my second chemo treatment this time around, I’m a bit woozy but I’m hanging in there. In between it all we’ve had ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Wednesday, July 20, 2022 10:04 am

Opinion

Where our values lie

A little over a year ago I explained that my weekly column would be sporadic due to illness and physical problems. Besides dialysis and other ... Read more

by Leonard Rizzo, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:38 am

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