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Category Archives: Dogs-Pets

The power of a soft touch

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” –Leo Buscaglia. That same power of a soft touch pertains to dogs as well. I thought it was about time […]

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spices from a million flowers

Stargazer lilies perfume the evening breeze. The soft mutterings of geese can be heard as they float along the beach below. The light is golden against the trees, pink against the horizon, and stretching shadows into thin comedies. Since welcoming Heidi to our home, life has become busier than that of a backyard bee, with […]

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Monday, Monday

Looks like I missed two Monday posts. It’s been busy around here, I’ve been rather pre-occupied, and generally discombobulated. So here’s the scoop. A few months ago we agreed we couldn’t live without an Aussie in our life so began the search. Because we had some specific criteria, we didn’t jump at the first litter […]

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from time to time

In loving memory of our 3 beloved ‘kids’, Pearl, Maggie, and Austin. Miss you like crazy. BLISS by May Sarton Bliss  In the middle of the night, My bedroom washed in moonlight And outside The faint hush-hushing Of an ebbing tide, I see Venus Close to The waning moon. I hear the bubbling hoot Of a […]

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Austin

He came into our lives as a tawny bundle full of p___ and vinegar. He left our lives peacefully, without a whimper. Austin was always like the pesky little brother, who had his nose where no one wanted it and had a propensity for using that nose to push his way through doors, flipping hands […]

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