Category Archives: dogs

On Love

“All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only a human. He wasn’t a dog.” -Charles Schultz

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A Universal Truth

If you are sad, pet a dog and you will be OK. If you are mad, pet a dog and you will be OK. If you are happy, pet a dog and you will be happier. Always pet dogs. –Unknown

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On Dogs, Sleep & Trains

It’s Monday morning, but feels more like late afternoon. For some reason, my brain decided it would be a good idea to take two, 2-hour naps last night with 3 hours in between.  I had a brief email exchange with … Continue reading

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A Test

I am not impressed by money, social status, job title, or what car you drive. I am impressed by the way you treat other living beings, both animals and humans. -Rose Winfold, found on Maria’s Mixing Bowl. This was actually … Continue reading

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A Choice

Is there a nicer feeling than being in a room full of people and the dog chooses to come sit next to you?  I think not. (Martha (above)  and Winnie, (on bed) our daughter’s dogs, have been enjoying “Summer Camp” … Continue reading

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If Dogs Could Talk

“If you look a dog in the eye too intently, it may recite an astounding poem to you” -Jean Genet What goes on in a dog’s brain?  Most are truly remarkable creatures. I can’t imagine life without them.  

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On Mastery

You are not going to master the rest of your life in one day. Just relax. Master the day. Then just keep trying to do that every day. Norman has today under control. HT @spiritualsrs

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The Best Pillows

Dogs are the best pillows because they are always warm and soft. This picture was taken of Adeline and Norva when she was feeling a bit sniffily and under the weather a few days ago.  She will be three next … Continue reading

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Another Year

June 10th is “The Twins” 12th birthday. The original story is here:  Sunday Night, Dog Night. Like me, they are getting grayer and slower, but still love us unconditionally and will chase tennis balls until exhausted.

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A White Face & A Golden Heart

Yesterday, our family had to say goodbye to a “Rescue” that our daughter’s family has had since 2017.  Selby had been with a family in Houston, TX, but it was reported that one of their kids was allergic to her.  … Continue reading

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