Tag Archives: rescue

And in the End

2017 And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make January The Hooker Horde celebrated snow and Princess’ tenth birthday. Our Berner Bunch of Buddies cheered for us. Somehow, Princess overcame the odds. Even … Continue reading

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I’m One of “Those” People Now

I’m One of “Those” People Now Dwight told me, “Tell the truth. When you write, tell the truth, even if it makes you look bad.” Yesterday, in the 46-degree sunshine, I let Maude, my cat, lounge on the deck off … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? by Gus Hooker

What’s In a Name? By Gus Hooker In 2010, I was rescued from a puppy mill in Missouri. With a little help, along with 89 other dogs, I made my way to Utah. Eight of us ended up at Furburbia. … Continue reading

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An Homage to the Hooker Who Started It All

An Homage to the Hooker Who Started It All On Sunday, June 22nd, Dwight Hooker turns 86. For a few months, he will be only 41 years my senior. Dwight is my ex-husband. On July 10th, 1994, Dwight married me … Continue reading

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The Dog’s Sixth Sense

Dogs Have a Sixth Sense 7 May 2014 My brother took my mom to the ER on Monday night. She has colitis. Being a widow for longer than she was married, is painful. It hurts. The colitis stole her appetite. … Continue reading

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The Magic is in the Mess

The Magic is in the Mess 9 October 2013   Years ago, I listened to a man with Cerebral Palsy speak at a back-to-school convocation.  He told a story about traveling to speak at conference for families who had a … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake

  Let Them Eat Cake By Gus Hooker   To celebrate three years in the Hooker Horde, I invited a few people and furry friends over for Mojito Monday.  Hu-mom made the mojitos. I made paw-ty favors.  Most of my … Continue reading

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