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Goodbye, Rusty

My least favorite part of pet ownership: saying goodbye. Continue reading


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Ornament Advent Calendar-Dogs

I love the tradition of putting up the Yule tree. My family always did it Thanksgiving evening, after dinner. We’d eat at my grandpa’s big house, and then we’d get his holiday decorations and start putting them in their places. Some of his ornaments became my favorites, and they are hanging on my flat  Yule tree today.

Since I’m more  in the holiday spirit than normal, I want to write about some of my ornaments. Really, my holiday tree is a chance to get those old memories out once a year. I dust them off, think old thoughts, and hang them up for a month of nostalgia. Continue reading


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Mother’s Day 2016


Mom & me. 1978.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers out there, or those who use their mother energy to nurture the world in other ways! Continue reading

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