Category Archives: black labs

I Think She Is On To Something

DK  thinks Linn is on to something. I agree.   Oh, so much truth. . . Snickers and Maggie both left us in 2018, Their spirits still roam through the house.     Advertisements

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Worth The Food Bill

When situations aren’t quite the way I had hoped or planned for, and I’m just glad that another day is over . . . There is one thing I can count on. The group, love attack when I walk in the door. No … Continue reading

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Lab’s Eye View

“My dogs have taught me the nature of love, joy, friendship, play, trust, faith, and peace” Stephen Huneck I’ll second that. Visit Dog Mountain and get a Lab’s eye view of the world. If you ever come to our home, … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Two

Thank you to the hundred or so folks who have (and continue to) reach out because of the death of our Black Lab, Maggie. I wish I had time to acknowledge each note, but do not. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Tonight,  we lost our Maggie  from an apparent  pulmonary embolism She had been part of our family for over fifteen years. No words tonight. Magnolia “Maggie” Visotski April 4th, 2003 ~ November 3, 2018  

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On The Happy Side Of Florence

For the last week, we have been told to prepare. We did and now have enough bottled water, peanut butter and canned tuna for the next year. Fortunately for us, it’s been more bark than bite and not very “epic” … Continue reading

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If It Rains, Be Happy

It’s Monday and rain is on the way, at least in my part of South Carolina. If you need to have your windshield wipers on, you might as well have a little fun. I found this photo a month or so … Continue reading

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A Long Day

We (Elissa, Selby and me) left Aiken, SC  at 0500 and arrived in Houston, TX just over fifteen hours later. There was very little LE presence on the highways and byways, which maybe explains the relative lack of attention to … Continue reading

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Three Questions

You hear, but are you listening? You exist, but are you living? You look, but do you see? unknown Think about it. Since Take The Back Roads, I’ve tried. I’ll keep trying.

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On Life

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Soren Kierkegaard Maggie, even at 15,  still going forward.

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