Tag Archives: Life

Doing Unto Others

The other day I read a post by Colin Andray, publisher of A Dogs Life…and mine…and yours.  In it, he explored the concept of doing unto others as you would like them to do unto you.  It sounds so simple, … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Welcome back all my addicted readers. Kramer here with another installment of my always exciting life. Today, as you can see, I am sharing my space with my big sister Sophie. She is 12 and kind of laid back, but … Continue reading

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Shuffling down the sidewalkHis life in plastic bagsSocieties discarded remnantsA dog of suspect lineageFrayed rope for a leash Diverted glances avoid his beingWide birth given to his courseDowncast eyes try not to noticeHurt hidden within rumpled clothes All but forgotten Reduced … Continue reading

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Sorting Through The Debris

The other day I was working with my archives and stumbled across a post I wrote back in 2012. It was when life was ‘normal’, the reality being that our normal still held it’s share of disasters. Many or most … Continue reading

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The first time I saw his picture on the web, I was in love. I little Cocker Spaniel named Scooter, about one year old, was down in Arkansas looking for a forever home. After talking it over with my wife, … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Greetings everyone.  Kramer here.  Today I would like to start off with a reminder to everybody to  stay safe.  Please practice social distancing and when out and about, WEAR YOUR MASK.  I put mine on (well actually one of Bob’s … Continue reading

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Going Through The Change Of Life

At this point, I don’t think there is much that hasn’t been said about the Corona virus be it scientifically, politically, statistically, or humorously.  So why am I writing about it now?  Well, actually, I just plan to use this … Continue reading

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Cycle of Life

The rains came, as they always did. Prickly wet fingers, beating a staccato rhythm loudly upon the galvanized tin roof of the shack.  Rivulets of mud transforming the previously dusty road into an impassible bog.  Outside the shack, all signs … Continue reading

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Like A Willow

Like a willow in the wind Life moves without direction Responding to a subtle nudge From the hand of choice Guided by conviction Coaxed by opportunity Hardened by failure Heartened by success Without intervention Destinations unfold Where will it all … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Greetings all my faithful fans.  Kramer here.  It has been another two weeks, and I don’t know where they went.  I’ve just been kicking around, doing all my normal stuff.  We did go to the pub a couple of times … Continue reading

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