His coat is short, black and white and smooth to the touch. He stands tall and walks proudly. His eyes are kind and gentle like he’s lived a thousand lives. He wears a smile most of the time and wants my attention all of the time. When he talks, I am spellbound to listen, for I know it must be important. He drives me crazy with … Continue reading Turning into one of ‘those’ people
I’ve been married now for 24 years. Compared to some of my friends (and my kids’ friends) we may not have a lot of ‘stuff’. We don’t vacation twice a year or have a fancy house. Our vehicles are all over 10 years old and break down often. What little savings we have, always seems to get used for something before it matures into the … Continue reading Love and stuff
Who doesn’t love a puppy? More accurately, who does a puppy not love?
Those arguments and many others were what my son used to plead his case for getting a dog. Continue reading “How long does it take to love a puppy?”
Tonight when I logged on to write my blog, I got a very pleasant surprise…it’s my one-year anniversary! I had no idea, and didn’t even get myself a present! According to Hallmark, the traditional one-year anniversary gift is paper. Huh? Sounds pretty cheap to me, but I guess when you’re just starting out, that’s all you can afford. Hallmark actually gave some sweet ideas of … Continue reading One year is paper
My new job as a hometown reporter has taught me that I have “inside” information on community events. One particular event caught my eye for several weeks: The Ferrell Meador Apple Festival. It seems this was the 9th year for the festival. I’ve lived in this town for all of those 9 years (and more), yet I’ve never attended or remembered hearing about it. Now … Continue reading Desiring apples