Tag Archives: Dogs

The Weight of Love

It’s been a year, on December 27th, since Luke died in my arms. It was time, but the time never seems right to say goodbye to a beloved friend and family member, a faithful protector and comrade, and keeper of … Continue reading

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Love, In Dog Years

For Luke, our much-loved yellow lab… our companion, our friend, my baby. He is 16 and has gone down hill rapidly this year. I realize we are very lucky; many dogs never live as long as Luke has. And yet, I … Continue reading

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I’ve Become That Middle-Aged Woman… Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

The other day I was playing with my dogs in the kitchen. Gracie is a 9 lb Chiweenie (chihuahua-mini dachshund mix) who is technically my grand-dog, and Luke, is a 70 lb yellow lab who is 15 1/2. Technically, Gracie … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Auggie’s Got Game

It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, but Word Press has stopped sending me the posts I follow! Alas, I am late again. It’s the amazing flash fiction challenge, which I wait all week for! Check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, to join in, … Continue reading

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The Things We Do For Love… Dog Love.

This is a very different story than the one I wrote about our beloved dog Callie, who died two years ago at 15 (read This Is Not Just a Tail, But a True Love Story). This is a love story … Continue reading

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And Finally… We Arrive: Machu Picchu!

After three days of perfect Andean bluebird skies and sunshine, it was unreal when I woke to the sound of rain on the tin roof, that I’d found so charming the night before. Nestled under the cozy alpaca blankets the … Continue reading

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Machu, The Inca Dog…

This is part 4 of our Trip to Peru. If you missed the previous two post, go back now and read them… Go ahead, this will wait. When we left off, we had two hung-over “kids,” two parents who’d found … Continue reading

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