Monthly Archives: August 2014

Magical Maggie Mae

Magical Maggie Mae (A Rescue Story)   One afternoon, when Jeff was in the second grade, a classmate’s mother brought in a litter of kittens for Show and Tell. Jeff fell in love. After begging, pleading, and making promises to … Continue reading

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Mamas and Moose — Moose on the Loose

Mamas and Moose   Each fall, the moose are on the loose in my neighborhood. Just like the mama moose has a routine of walking the neighborhood and feeding her babies from the trees, my mama and I have a … Continue reading

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Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs

Three Important Things in a Home with Dogs   As far as I’m concerned, a house is not a home without a dog, or dogs.   But, when people without dogs visit, there are three things that are important to … Continue reading

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Designer Clothes and Careers — On Your Own

    A few days a week, I work at an eclectic boutique on Main Street in Park City. Housed in an historic hotel, above the Thai restaurant and next to a fur store, the shop carries a variety of … Continue reading

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Patience with Puppy Mill Pups

Patience with Puppy Mill Pups I am not patient. It is not a quality I developed. In fact, I stand by Carrie Fisher’s statement that, “the only problem with instant gratification, is that it takes too damn long.” Last month … Continue reading

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Being DEPEND-abled

Being DEPEND-abled   Last weekend, the ladies and I spent quality time, with wine, at the Arts Festival. Since we had not seen each other in a while, conversation turned from school to homes to books and to bad dates. … Continue reading

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Having Faith

Having Faith   Five letters. Monosyllabic. Still, FAITH is a big word.   It is a noun and means “complete trust or confidence in someone or something.”   The smallest of her litter, my Bernese Mountain Dog was named “Faith.” … Continue reading

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