Tag Archives: dog

The Dog’s “Pets”

My dog, Joy, seems to think that any bug that makes it into the house is her new, special friend. She gets upset if I take the fly swatter and send one of her new friends to “bug heaven”. I … Continue reading

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Christmas, This Year

This is my first Christmas without my old dog. She was 17 when she died last June. I had her since the day she was born and she was constantly by my side. I’ve missed her so much I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Joy, My Younger Dog

Joy loves to use her nose and front paws to bat her tennis balls against the back of my feet as I work in the kitchen . . . she tries to ping them off my feet and then she’ll … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Dare

The last post I wrote on this site was posted on the day of my sister’s funeral. What I didn’t add was that she was there standing behind me as the boys played and yelled at each other. Her spirit … Continue reading

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It’s Mine! Give it BACK!

When we were little, my sister, who was older, never wanted to play with anything unless I picked it up and started playing with it. Then she would yell at me, “That’s MINE! Give it BACK!” . . . and … Continue reading

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Tramp

When I was married, I had a little Yorkshire Terrier named Honey. One day a stray dog showed up in our yard and he looked hungry, so I fed him. By the time my husband noticed him hanging around and … Continue reading

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The Hidden Pill

I think my dog gets as angry with me when I hide a pill in her treat as I get with her when she finds it and spits it out. She seldom finds it, but when she does, we both … Continue reading

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