The Birthday

Dear Jack, A year ago today we celebrated your 8th birthday, but you were not feeling well. A year ago tomorrow, you crossed the Rainbow Bridge and our hearts were broken. We still miss you … the click-click-click of your feet on the floor. Your giant bark that let us know we were not keeping […]

A Package Arrives – From Jack

A year ago this time, Jack wasn’t feeling well, but we didn’t know why. It was on October 22 that he crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We still miss him, but we are planning for a puppy in the next few months or so. We are grateful for the sweetness and kindness of friends, far and […]

Dear Diary: Squirrel Nursery

Dear Diary, The squirrels are keeping a Squirrel Nursery on My Deck. There are three baby squirrels eating the bird food. My job is to chase them away. I am Very Busy in my job. I watch out the window and I watch out of the dog door. When I Run Out and Bark, they […]

Bless to Me This Party

Bless this party, full of fun. And bless to me these friends. Bless this beautiful Spring day, And bless to me the sounds of laughter, of bird songs. Bless these snacks of cookies and lemonade, And bless to me the bags of dog treats. Bless these people gathering in celebration. And bless to me their […]

A Party for Jack’s Book!

Our friends at The Upper Room are throwing a party to celebrate Jack’s new book of Blessings. It’s Wednesday, May 22, 2-3 (CDT) at The Upper Room, 1908 Grand Avenue, Nashville, TN. There will be refreshments for two and four-legged critters. Come and join the party!!! P.S. Come in the morning for the Taizé service […]

Arya Goes to Camp

Company was coming, so Arya got to go to camp. From Tracy, director and proprietor of Camp Tracy: ~ I put Arya in the back of my car and didn’t realize until halfway home that I didn’t have the gate up, but … she stayed in the back of the car!! She got out of […]

Arya’s Easter Surprise

Arya to Mom: Surprise!!! Hey, Mom!! I went to an Easter Egg Roll. I look sooo pretty!!! I smell sooo Nice!! Mom to Arya: Oh, Arya! What have you rolled in? You are getting an Easter Bath! (Surprise!!!)