Following Mom

Duff here. I am a Watchful Canine. If Mom’s moving around Our Place? I have one Ear cocked, ready for Action. If She leaves the Room? I get up and check Out where She’s going. Especially if it’s in the Direction of the Kitchen. I am particularly Aware of the Rustle of Snack Bags. I’m…

Read More

A Special Birthday

Happy birthday to Me! —The Duff, Himself The best part about (My) birthday is that (I) always end up getting good food and great cake. —Wishafriend.com Duff here. Tomorrow is My 14th birthday! And what a wonderful celebration Mom has planned for Me. I will have Special Walks. And lots of Petting and Pampering. Cooing…

Read More

The Animated Bed Rumple

Duff here. When Nap time, or even Bed Time, arrives, Canines have a particular way of Preparing Their Bed. Some search for a particular Spot. Circle once or Twice. Then plop down. Others twirl quite a Bit before Finding the Perfect Place. They like to be sure it’s a Location to settle in and be…

Read More

Determined Pooch!

Rejection doesn’t mean you weren’t good enough; it means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer. —kushandwizdom.tumblr.com Duff here. My Role Model, Mr. Snoopy, is also a Writer. He has entertaining Takes on His Life, usually involving Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, and Charlie Brown. He and His Sidekick, Woodstock, have the best…

Read More

Gourmet Meals

Duff here. You know I’m a Chow Hound, and Mom feeds Me well. Because of the heat and My Furry Coat, I was off My Feed for a few days. Mom sprang into action, and furiously Googled alternatives. Aha! She immediately served up chicken and Rice. And I’m back to eating like the Champ I…

Read More

Fireman? Chatty Cathy? Laid Back Dude?

Feel as if you haven’t accomplished all you wanted by day’s end? That time is simply slipping through your fingers? Are you frenzied with time? Or would you like to be in charge? Let’s look at some time pressed personalities: Are you a fireman? Is every event a crisis? Tasks pile up around you, and…

Read More

Fill Your Laughter Quotient

Nothing is worth more than laughter. —Frida Kahlo Duff here. Laughter is indeed the Best Medicine. I listened to Mom chat with A Friend of Hers today. And so much Laughter! As They swapped Stories and Told Lies? Giggles. As They reminisced with Anecdotes of Bygone Days? Chortles! As They looked forward to the Future?…

Read More