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The Family Dog

When Lola conceded to getting a family dog, she knew exactly what she was getting into.  A family dog, as the script reads so often, becomes the responsibility of the parents.  “Jazz” was just a pup when she came home. … Continue reading

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I will – I did!

Too cold to get up and out of bed this morning – not prepared to face the day yet. But – I will be. Not hungry enough to eat breakfast – a little nauseated from the new meds. But – … Continue reading

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A Normal Day

This morning, I forgot to thank You for this day I got up, got my family off to work and school and then proceeded to walk the dog.  It was a glorious morning.  It was crisp, a little windy, and … Continue reading

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Trudge, trudge, trudge. Huff, puff, huff.

Today’s post was inspired by this morning walk with Kevin (again) and the story of “The Little Engine that Could” (again).  This time, though, the two concepts “met”.  Enjoy. Trudge, trudge, trudge.  Huff, puff, huff.  I walked through the snow … Continue reading

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The Old Dog for the Hard Road, the Puppy for the Path

“The Old Dog for the Hard Road, the Puppy for the Path” was one of my Dad’s favorite expressions as I grew up.  I had no idea what it meant but whenever he said it – it was with quiet … Continue reading

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One step at a time

I’m awake. I hear the wind howl and expect snow.  Do I get up?  Is it time?  Is Kevin up? Eyes open?  Check! The room is dark save for the light of the street-light. I see the glow of the … Continue reading

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La-la-how the life goes on…. as usual.

David is off for school in the morning.  His lunch is packed, his books are readied.  His bus arrives and he is off to get his education…. as usual. Kevin is off to work in the morning.  He and I … Continue reading

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Today

The dog is curled up in a ball on the carpet in front of “Mom’s” sofa in the front room.  She yawns a stretches as though there is not a care in the world.  She has had her walk.  She … Continue reading

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