A Really Full Life


Dog and cat

Photo by Claudio Matsuoka via flickr I thought maybe a few of you might have had ‘a week’ and you could use an AAUGH moment 😀 These are the ‘reigning cats and dogs’ who probably don’t know or care that their videos went viral. They’re just doing what they do as part of a family. A couple of days ago this home security video went viral. Then the family appeared on The… Read More

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/photo-challenge-threshold/ Have you ever loved and been loved by a dog? There’s a beautiful thing, a thing we should learn from dogs. Every encounter is fresh, like it’s the first. They don’t collect relationship baggage. They don’t keep score. They don’t hide their feelings and vulnerability. A dog is all in, all the time. It’s been over three years since my dog died and one of the things I miss the most… Read More

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/weekly-photo-challenge-habit/ Habits. They shape and control our lives. I start my mornings with Bible reading, prayer, and coffee. It’s a comforting ritual that both awakens me and re-calibrates my soul before I have too many encounters with outside interruptions. I recently came across the first dog collar I bought many years ago for a 7 week old Cocker Spaniel. She’s been gone several years now, and I still feel a little alone… Read More

I often answered the same two questions when meeting children as I walked my dog Chelsea. “Is she like the dog from Lady and the Tramp?” Immediately followed by, “Can I pet her?” The answer to both was always yes. She was simply the best dog ever. She was also a minor miracle, although that has to be an oxymoron. My husband never wanted a dog. Not an inside dog, and an… Read More