Tag Archives: Friendship

I Didn’t Know What To Say

A few nights ago, a good friend called me to pass on some disturbing news.  A mutual friend of ours had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.  I knew immediately that I had to call him and offer my support.   So … Continue reading

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Everyone Is Someone

“The tragedy is not that things are broken.  The tragedy is that they are not mended again” Alan Paton South African author 1903-1988 In a comment made about one of my recent posts, a blogger friend made reference to “our … Continue reading

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All Things Recycled

I pulled into the yard of our local transfer station (dump) and stopped beside the cavernous galvanized building that holds all the recycle bins.  As I lifted the door on my SUV, I noticed an elderly man, slowly, and with … Continue reading

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So God Made A Dog

There is nothing I can add to this. https://www.youtube.com/embed/lJ7AfSO2fKs?rel=0

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It’s Only a Dog

I sat there in the examination room with Scooter, while he wandered around lobbying for more doggie treats liberally provided by an adoring staff, waiting with guarded anticipation for the return of the vet.  She steps back in, nodding in … Continue reading

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Kindness or Courage

Recently, a friend of mine who follows my blog posed a question to me and suggested it might be something I would like to write about.  He was right.  The question was: “Which is greater—Kindness or Courage” I’m still not … Continue reading

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Walter

He stood and aimlessly watched the parade of patrons and volunteers that wandered daily past his kennel. All so familiar, so ordinary. Just like every other day he mused. Nothing new. Nothing special. Moving to the small crumpled blanket near … Continue reading

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