Tag Archives: dogs

The Love of Old Dogs

Everyone loves a puppy, of course. Why not? They are small and gangly and infinitely curious. Nothing is like the smell of puppy breath or the feel of tiny, razor-sharp teeth chewing on an offered hand. Puppies are adorable, and … Continue reading

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Say Cheese! March is Phoneography Month

Say Cheese! March is Phoneography Month. I’ve did not know that taking pics with my IPhone actually has a fancy name. I like it! I still have a pretty decent digital camera somewhere….but I’ve not used it in so long. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: A Plot of Earth

Daily Prompt: A Plot of Earth. Wow….One of the easiest DPs ever…My imagination can think of many, many things to do with this private plot of earth. And since I have an abundance of financial resources…even better. I would absolutely … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Bridge

Something magical has been happening on Monday nights for the past 17 years. People from all over the globe gather in an online chat room and participate in a ceremony to honor their ailing or deceased pets. The website Petloss.com … Continue reading

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Meeting Gelbert

I have shared this story many times, with many people. Once I was part of a story-telling piece done by one of my students at school. She was recording various people as they recounted something important or memorable to them. … Continue reading

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Little Mama

Mary knelt, pushed up the rusted metal latch on the kennel door and crawled inside, a leash hanging around her neck, pockets bulging with small plastic bags and treats. The cement floor was still damp from the morning’s spray down, … Continue reading

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Gelbert Helps a Bird in Need

The other day I saw the most amazing thing. My old Aussie, my sweet and gentle gentleman was asleep in the yard, as he is so apt to do most days it is warm and sunny. I was sitting outside … Continue reading

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Stitches in Time

  Three times now in the past six weeks I have found myself in a JoAnne Fabric Store, wandering up and down the aisles looking for material, threads and velcro. I have been in need of more “belly bands”, the … Continue reading

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Can You Quantify Love?

In today’s New York Times I read an article by a well-known writer stating that there is no scientific evidence that having a pet, or living with an animal (be it cat, dog, bird, reptile…) benefit a person’s physical or … Continue reading

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Libraries Rule

I have always loved libraries. Even as a kid, and not a voracious or fast reader, I loved to walk through the heavy doors of our local library, Emmet O’Neal in Mt. Brook, AL, and wander through the hushed silence … Continue reading

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