Tag Archives: rescue dogs

What Happens When You Take Away Their iPhones

Below is an example of enthusiastic joy when Martha, a 2-year old rescue meets Henry, a 10-month old rescue. We took away their iPhones, so they had to find something else to do.  It didn’t take more than a few … Continue reading

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Dog Logic

I wonder what goes through her mind when she sees us peeing in her water bowl? – Penny Ward Moser – You can find many more tidbits here: Dog Quotations found on Fueled by Chocolate blog.

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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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Counting The Days

Eleven more days until her South Carolina vacation begins. So, Martha is daydreaming about listening to some vintage Hootie and hiding Big Red’s tennis balls.  

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The Look

The look when you realize there are still two weeks until you head East to spend three months with your cousins  at “Camp Visotski Dog Spa and Recreation Center” Martha, still in Houston.

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Listen

“Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things, you cannot hear the voice of God. . .  The essential thing is not what we say, but what God says to us and through us” Saint Teresa … Continue reading

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Ordered

Life is again ordered, at least temporarily. Megan and Martha are back in Houston. I am back in Aiken. A few stories will follow, but this may be one of my favorite pictures of the year. Martha, below, after her … Continue reading

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Defining Focus

Martha has been spending her “Summer Camp” days with us and she quickly learned where the dog treats are located. She has trained us to give her a treat whenever she sits and whimpers in front of the dog treat … Continue reading

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I Swore I’d Never Do It Again, But . . .

Just about a year ago I went on a road trip, summed up by a story on the old blog called:  “Mission Accomplished”  There are several related stories before and after that post. That was a long weekend and I swore … Continue reading

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One Serious Dog

Martha, caught red-handed, or fuzzy snout as it was. I have never known a dog that is as intense and just a joy to look at. 15 seconds of  “guilty as charged”

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