Category Archives: Pets

Room to grow

The  new puppy has been, up to now, easier to care for than my older Miniature Australian Shepherd was as a pup. I credit the older Shepherd and my Pomeranian for part of this. I also credit my son and … Continue reading

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In the moment

We have a new puppy. In August of 2010 we got a puppy. My son had convinced me that we needed a mini Australian Shepherd. One of his friends had a mini and apparently it so impressed my son he … Continue reading

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another 365 days

Tuesday was his birthday.  I had been dreading it.  I cannot express why adequately or sort through all the feelings to find out which one fostered such dread.  I think it was the combination of the holidays lining up one … Continue reading

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A need for change

I know I am not the only person who struggles with change.  I know people who are in their 60’s who have clothes they wore in high school.  I have seen people who have not changed the way they wear … Continue reading

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“less stuff”

I’ve got a lot of different trails to run down in my mind.  Having been with my sisters for a couple of days, visiting relatives and revisiting memories makes you begin to examine your perception.  It also makes you examine … Continue reading

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Among other things

I took my dogs to the vet today.  Sky the mini Australian Shepherd  is enrolled in a “courteous canine” class.  He is 19 months old now.  Ebby our pomeranian is in her 12th year.  I was nervous to go to … Continue reading

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Facets of a life

The birthday of our son is a little over a week away.  It falls on a Saturday this year.  Saturday’s are not good days for us.  The new renters will move into his apartment this weekend.  Our daughter is dreading … Continue reading

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In Time

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December 2, 2011

I have gone blank this morning.  It is December the 2nd.  Officially five months. Yesterday, for whatever reason, I did not end up in tears until the end of the day, in bed.  It is like I cannot go to … Continue reading

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An open letter

Dear Son, I watched a video clip of you last night that you sister had taken in 2007.  You were laughing and rubbing your head, messing up your hair as you so often did.  Your dog came and sweetly attacked … Continue reading

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