My Guys are Not a Chore

My Guys are Not a Chore

Round and round our home I go. Circles and ellipses on the wood floors and worn paths across the rugs in a daily chore. Getting weary – though not dizzy – but also (wink-wink) getting steps on my Apple Watch’s Fitness feature. I aim for 3000/day....
Spark of Love

Spark of Love

Today is our Sparky dog’s birthday. As far as we know. He was rehomed with us because his prior owner was an elderly woman whose decline due tp Alzheimer’s Disease escalated. Therefore no papers were found to verify his birthdate and pedigree. We were Good...
Father’s Day Gains a New Significance

Father’s Day Gains a New Significance

A late evening text on Sunday, June 18 altered our lives. It was Father’s Day, which is an empty holiday for us, celebration constrained because our dads are gone from this life and we don’t have biological progeny. Each of us sustains a mutually...
A Blast from the Past: The Skunk Scene

A Blast from the Past: The Skunk Scene

Dog Skunk Scene from The Winner’s Circle An hour later, Jackie finished packing her bags. Three suitcases and a plastic garment bag filled with her friend-of-the- bride gown and new full-length fur. She played with the zippers a few moments, feeling like a carefree,...
The Characteristic of Curiosity

The Characteristic of Curiosity

Curiosity makes you smart, silly, and sensational. Curiosity helps you retain Wonder, which is grand! Curiosity drives knowledge growth, which can never hurt… Yet, “curiosity killed the cat” Yikes! Splat! Curiosity didn’t kill Curious George, a...