Babies and Puppies

What do babies and puppies have in common? With not a thought about tomorrow’s worries, stresses, or heartache; babies and puppies live in the moment. Never mind both being unable to talk, if they are miserable you know about it. So, too, there’s no mistaking the message of faces aglow with pure joy, or the…

The Secret

Grappling with the Busy daily grind, Too focussed With the Daily list of Must do this And should do that. Always and ever A battle to Do more, be more, And to have more. Forever rushing, Hurrying here Then, dashing there. No time to stop. Dare not stop: just Too much to do. Never mind…

A Matter of Duck and Dive

There is a saying: ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ Verily for me: never mind technology and its disruptive influences, I still smile when I hear a child laugh, or watch a puppy play. So then, what about change, per se? Is all change created equal? Observing the busyness of people…

When Change is as Good as a Holiday

It had to happen, eventually. After a long, long hot summer with steamy, sunny days and sticky, over-warm nights; the weather is finally turning. Six weeks behind schedule: the deciduous trees are shedding their leaves and cooler overnight temperatures makes for sounder sleeping. As for younger mutt: last night was the first night he wore…

The Adjustment

The house seems unusually quiet these days. A month ago senior mutt passed away two days shy of her fifteenth birthday. And the household is adjusting to her absence. Still, younger mutt no longer checks each room (searching for senior mutt) whenever us humans come home after work, shopping, or other outings. As for the…