Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Naming of Dogs by D.E. Hooker

The Naming of Dogs, by D.E. Hooker T.S. Eliot wrote about “The Naming of Cats.” Regardless of the critics of the musical, Cats, Dwight and I loved it. The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter, It isn’t just one … Continue reading

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Have Dwight Send a Fax

Have Dwight Hooker Send a Fax 29 December 2014 Having a September birthday, I was just seventeen when I graduated from Skyline High School and started working in an architectural firm as a receptionist/secretary. Because my mother forced me to … Continue reading

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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail 29 December 2014 Regardless of what I taught, Dwight was supportive. Long before I became a “real” teacher, I taught primary in my mother’s ward. At the time, Dwight and I lived in a one-bedroom … Continue reading

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The First Man I Remember, The Last Man I’ll Forget . . .A Love Letter for Dwight Hooker

The First Man I Remember, The Last Man I’ll Forget — A Love Letter for Dwight 29 December 2014 Dearest Dwight, At first light, I saw that my world was blanketed with fresh white snow. That’s what we need. I … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Hooker Horde — A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this will be my longest post. My Bernese Mountain Dog family is filled with talented photographers who love their dogs.  I enjoy taking pictures.  Dwight Hooker taught me well.  However, I have … Continue reading

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When I Become a Crazy Dog Lady Like You

When I Become a Crazy Dog Lady, Like You . . . Teaching in a small town affords me the luxury of interacting with my students outside of the classroom. One of my students lives in my neighborhood. She cannot … Continue reading

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Santa Paws Came to Town

Santa Paws Came to Town Each year our Kaibab Bernese Mountain Dog family, under the stewardship of Mary-Ann Bowman, comes together with Secret Santa. Today, when I came home from school, a brown box was resting next to the gate. Bernie … Continue reading

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