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Heading West

(For all the FB folks, you need to click on the link to the blog page to really appreciate this) West-Southwest, actually. Tomorrow, I will drive (according to Mapquest) 963 miles to Houston Texas, taking Martha to her Mama, Megan. … Continue reading

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“One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are when you are late getting home” . . .  adapted from a quote by Margaret Meade. If you have a dog (or five) that is one need … Continue reading

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The Same, But Different

“Dad, it’s the same, but different.”  … Elissa “Jelly” Visotski It was sometime during her grade school years that Elissa came up with that quote, worthy of being mentioned with  Yogi Berra’s list of great quotes. Two things that are … Continue reading

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Planning Her Attack

Martha was planning her “attack” on MacKenzie and Big Red earlier today. That’s 24 lbs up against a combined 140 or so. She’s all in and can cover that 25′ before they realize what hit them. The four, older dogs … Continue reading

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Who Is In Charge Here, Anyway?

Readers of this blog might recall that we have four, grown Black Labs.  While there are dozens of stories about them found within these pages, I’ll share the very first post from July of 2010.  Sunday Night, Dog Night. Fast … Continue reading

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“Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature. . . Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller Life is always an adventure if you have a dog. They tend to fill in the nothingness. Thanks … Continue reading

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Pure & Simple

I think God gave us  dogs to teach us how to love and be simple. Below are two videos, each 20 seconds of Megan’s puppy, “Martha” on her first visit to Aiken today. In one, she discovers a pine cone … Continue reading

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