A Dog Beyond Compare

Duff Here. Oh, My Great-Uncle Marvin! I tell you, He was an Amazing Dog. He was Mild-mannered, and responded well to Commands. He would get the Morning paper, and take responsibility for watching Over the Grandchildren. If They got too close to Anything He considered to be Dangerous? He was at the Ready, gently shepherding…

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Triggers? Or Glimmers

Yesterday, I was sweeping leaves off the porch against the wind. As I swung the broom, some leaves would move ahead, while others, pushed by the wind, fell back. The dirt would scoot along, but leave a smudge of dust in its trail. And I was thinking how like glimmers and triggers this was. The…

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Learn By Playing

Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning. —Diane Ackerman Duff here. After I got Groomed earlier in the week, I was feeling Frisky. Now Some may think that’s an Old-Fashioned term, but It fit My Mood perfectly. Mom and I got back to the office. And I picked up My Toy. And began to…

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You Came Back!

Duff here. Mom and I stopped at the Gas Station, and She went inside to make a pre-Payment. The Clerk behind the counter was Laughing very hard. So Mom asked Her what was so Funny. The Clerk pointed to Me, and said, “Look at Your Dog.” There I was, locked in the Jeep, barking ferociously.…

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Being You

Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I’d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity. —IHearts 143 Quotes Team Duff here. Anything to do with Noshing? I’m all in! And this thought gives Me a lot of Food for thought. As a Canine, I am able…

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The Kitchen Shenanigans

Duff here. Have I told You about My Aunt Rosaline? I admired Her Creativity. Her inventiveness. Her ability to check things Out. Her wonder at nature as She explored Her Universe. Her ability to Nap on the Spot, but be at the Ready should the Need arise. She was a Connoisseur of Special Treats, most…

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Doggy Day Camp

I was wrong. We weren’t going to the park. —coolmorning quotes.com Duff here. Last weekend, Mom finally realized it was Springtime. We had been having a Battle of Wills over a lot of Stuff. When to get up. What to Eat. The appropriate time for Walks. When to get Bathed. The Best Times to bark.…

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