Tag Archives: dogs


These photos are a month or so old now, but I still can’t get over how Selby (the dog) watches over Adeline, (her human). She nuzzles her when she cries, she sleeps at the foot of her crib (which is … Continue reading

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We remember our beloved “Maggie” who died a year ago today.  Megan was with her the day she was born at the farm and all of us were with her 12 years later when she died.  She was sassy and … Continue reading

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A Dog

” A dog is better than I am,  for he has love and does not judge” St. Xanthias, The Sayings of the Desert Fathers. Thanks to Fr. Thomas Moore.  

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On Patience

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.  Francis de Sales

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A Public Service Announcement

In the event of a tornado, hurricane or other natural disaster, place a hot dog or cheese slice in your pocket. That way, the search dogs will find you first. This PSA is brought to you by Selby, Adeline’s dog. … Continue reading

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My Advice

As we start another week: For the important challenges we face, we should take them on with the enthusiasm of a 4-year old in a Batman costume. For the not-so-vital tasks, let us think like a dog; Everyone is a … Continue reading

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One of the remarkable aspects of experiencing our first grandchild is to observe the interaction between her and her dog. While life sometimes seems like an “Extreme” carnival ride, its the baby and our dogs that cause our blood pressure … Continue reading

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Girls & Their Dogs

With all the mistakes I made as a dad, at least I helped instill the appreciation of dogs in the girls. I inherited it. It has been passed on to the next generation. And now, the next again.

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Throwing Back & Looking Forward

Here is a TBT picture from October of 1990  showing Kelliann holding her new sister, Elissa shortly after we brought her home from the hospital. Tonight, we are “sleeping with our shoes on” as we wait to get the phone … Continue reading

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Simple, Yet Effective

Finally, a way to get a dog’s attention. Pet Photography Tips, Courtesy of B&P Blog  

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