On the Road Past 50: My internal zephyr… from fluttery wisps to whirlwind tempests
Cagney is a cocker spaniel poodle mix. She was adopted back in 2006 when she was a 1 year old. She is a very sweet dog who is a lightweight at about 18 pounds. She is an old lady who likes to spend her days snuggling and sleeping.
Luna had surgery. We’ve had this in the planning for a while so it wasn’t a surprise. Nevertheless, this is going to be a rough 2-3 months of recovery for the pup. Correspondingly, it will be rough for us as well. I’m sitting here on the floor with her trying to write. It’s not easy […]
Big Dog and Little Dog are at it again Watching my every move with a slight frown on their faces They know what packing means as they see me do it so often. . . This time it isn’t just me fiddling with piles of clothes and a suitcase. They watch, they learn, they know […]
I’ve been writing quite a bit of poetry and/or short pieces about the dogs of late. Not to mention the occasional dual dog and poem post. I believe the reason for this lies bundled inside my exhaustion. I have been burning the candle on both ends for weeks now. . . loads of things going […]
She knows our rhythms and we know hers | She knows how to nest with us and our home every which way |Laying out across the long sofa, she spoons herself against a chest | Lounging with a laptop, she presses her side against our legs […]
My Socks Don’t Match Every so often, I wear my favorite mismatched socks. Every so often, someone tells me how awesome they are. Sometimes they are hidden like the parts of me that are invisible to the world. Then, no one says anything. Even when no one notices . . . I know. I am […]
I had a revelation on Friday. I was explaining to a friend how my “cheat posts” about the dogs were getting the most hits and likes. We were discussing how both those posts began as a way to get around overwhelming writer’s block. Then the epiphany hit. The dogs are not so much a Plan […]