It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves! —Winnie The Pooh, Pooh’s Grand Adventure Duff here. Tuesday was the First day of Fall, My absolute Most favorite time of year! My Friend, Pooh Bear, speaks of Hot Chocolate (Mom says…

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Duff here. Mom and I have found This Saying to be true. I naturally have a Happy Heart, for I am a Canine. It’s in the genes. And as the Canine Executive Officer, This Trait is doubly enhanced. My peaceful Mind shows in My ability to Nap whenever I choose. (And yes, I sleep soundly.)…

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With all the uncertainty of the world, there is comfort in everyday rituals. I am fond of the many familiar little routines that begin my day. For me, things like fresh water in the hot pot for that morning cup of tea puts a spark in my day. Even before then, I wake and stretch…

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“Shana Tova!” Happy New Year! Rosh Hashanah —A traditional greeting for the New Year Duff here. Today is the day for Great Celebration (and subtle Trepidation) in the Jewish calendar. And I want to share a little of what Mom and I found out about the High Holy Days with You. Unlike modern New Year’s…

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Duff here. We have been going through a heat Spell in these parts. Now, it may not be hot to some, but It was plenty warm for Me. But I digress. Mom and I were on Our morning saunter. I decided to extend the Journey, for there was So Much to explore and Scents to…

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When you start looking at people’s hearts instead of their face, life becomes clear. —extramadness.com Duff here. Loyal Reader, I have a problem that I think You can help Me figure out. People are walking around wearing Muzzles. Some of these are gaily Colored, while Others are light Blue or Black. Some have a Gaiter…

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Duff here. Once again, We are in Monsoon Season. So many are pleased and delighted with the Rain. Sometimes It comes down gently, while at other times deluging as a Torrent. I have issues with Thunder and Lightning, for I’m convinced Something is out to Get Me. (I just know it.) I slide over in…

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