Category Archives: For the Love of Dogs

Being Heidey Hooker by Booker

Welcome Heidey! Since I am the oldest Hooker in our home, I thought I’d give you a little advice on being Hooker. Hooker.  It’s a thing. Not everyone can be one. We are Hooker’s Horde. Mom is not a hoarder. … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things #2, 312

This is my bed. It is also the dogs’ bed. A few weeks ago, I discovered a giant hole in the purple top sheet. Someone, featured in this photo, may have been scratching his way to China. So, now, NOTHING … Continue reading

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Gus, Trust and Hu-Mom

Hu-Mom and I Learn about TRUST   Trust.   It’s a big word. With a Soul Sessions talk from Brene Brown, Hu-mom is learning about trust. Like me, she lost trust.   What is trust? In The Thin Book of … Continue reading

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The Only One with Opposable Thumbs

The Only One with Opposable Thumbs    As the only member of the Hooker Horde with opposable thumbs, several jobs fall to me.   I pick up poop, open cans of dog food and pumpkin, cut bags of buffalo flavored … Continue reading

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More from Betty White

I may be a senior, but so what? I’m still hot! Betty White       When Betty White took the name Hooker and joined the Horde, she strutted right in the front door, jumped on the sofa, and then … Continue reading

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Sweat pant Saturday with Champagne

Sweat pant Saturday with Champagne, Dogs and Fire 6 September 2014     After eleven days of school that include a 5:00 am wake up call from my iPhone singing Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’,” it felt juicy and decadent to … Continue reading

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I Have Faith

I Have Faith 2 September 2014   Sometimes I envy those with blind faith. I envy my mother who believes, with her whole heart, that there are three kingdoms in heaven and, if she keeps the covenants she made in … Continue reading

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