For the Love of Sonny!

We all know pets contribute to our happiness. The unconditional love of a dog greeting you upon your arrival home feels like a million bucks. But, would you give up your pet for its happiness? My friend did just that… About a year after I’d made my acquaintance with Helen, she asked for a small… Continue reading For the Love of Sonny!

Cheetah meets Bulldog!

This is a tale from long ago—the summer of 1977—when I was a teenager with little worries. When money earned went towards rock concerts, concert T-shirts and movies. Not mortgage payments and car payments and groceries! Oh, those were the days! I don’t remember how it came about but I was asked to work as… Continue reading Cheetah meets Bulldog!

Thousand Word Thursdays #57

My Bichapoo, Sophie accompanied me to visit my 91-year-old Mom. We let her out the kitchen door and seconds later, she peeked in at us through the glass of the patio door on the opposite side of the house. Mom says, “How can you resist those eyes?” I replied, “That’s why she gets treats all… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #57

Stress Busters!!

Stress. I’ve become an unwilling expert on this topic lately due to unfortunate circumstances. Let me share a few of the life lessons I’ve picked up. I’m learning to let go of things I cannot change. Just like the wisdom of the Serenity Prayer: Easier said than done. Make a tight fist. Feel the power… Continue reading Stress Busters!!