Tag Archives: Unconditional Love

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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A Valid Question

A few days ago, I was presented with a question that I had never considered, but felt it warranted serious consideration. Do dogs like to fetch tennis balls because they like to fetch tennis balls  or or because they think … 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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Who Loves Ya, Baby?

Upon arriving home yesterday. . .  One of our 80-lb welcome mats (MacKenzie) tries getting in through the open car window. I can do no wrong in her eyes. Who love’s ya, baby?

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Portrait Of The Queen

She’s now a little over twelve years old and slightly past the age of being cute. That “hip-thing” Labs are prone to has slowed her down a good bit, but her tail is always wagging. If you are in need … Continue reading

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Where’s Daddy?

Rarely does a day go by that I am not greeted at the door by four, panting tongues and tennis balls being dropped at my feet in the not-so-subtle attempt to remind me it is now time to go out … Continue reading

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Their Job…

…Unconditional Love I hope that someday, I can be the man my four dogs think I am.

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Unconditional Love

I have had some pretty interesting conversations with my daughters over the last week, (one mentioned here) and I am reminded how fortunate I am. These discussions also remind me of a video by Rob Bell, entitled “Lump” Now, I … Continue reading

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My Hero Too!

I returned from a short trip this afternoon and was reviewing the couple hundred e-mails that piled up while I was gone and came across a note from my friend, colleague and mentor, Jim Rudolph. He thought I would appreciate … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Love Is?

We are doing the “Warm & Fuzzy” posts today….. This was e-mailed to me this morning and I thought I would pass it on here. What Love means to a 4-8 year old . . Slow down for three minutes … Continue reading

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