Comforting a Friend

I can’t promise to fix all your problems but I can promise you won’t have to face them alone. —Hannah Van Kampen, Pinterest Duff here. Recently, I went to Doggy Day Camp and had a wonderful time. I kept Lori busy, for I wanted to play Outside. All the Time. She let Me into Her…

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Everyday Rituals

There is a certain comfort in everyday rituals. I treasure my many familiar little routines that begin the day. The first one begins as I wake and stretch in bed, and become aware of my attitude. If it’s less than the best, I work on changing that mindset before I even get up. As the…

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Coming Home

Duff here. Mom Said something Quite Unnerving The Other Day. She told Me: not every Dog could go to work. Can You imagine? I assumed that since Mom and I are a Team, that it’s the Norm. But not so. My Friend Mattie has to stay at Home when Her Mistress goes shopping. And The…

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A Soft Place to Land

Duff here. In My Life, Mom and I have traveled a lot. And moved a few Times too. I love to explore new Surroundings. One place? I had a lot of territory to Adventure. Hills and Valleys. Crevices and Crannies. (Unknown to Me, Mom kept an eye on Me, for there are Coyotes in These…

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Thunderstorms: Take 2

Duff here. Last week, as I was slumbering deeply, a Thunderstorm snuck up on Me. As is My pattern, I slowly got Up. (Just in case the Booming Sound would detect My movements.) I slinked over to Mom. She was sound asleep. So I carefully put My Paws on the Side of the Bed. And…

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Missing My Sunday Bath

Duff here. As You know, Sunday Bath Time is a treasured ritual for Me. I want to smell good for My Clients. Around 11:00 am or later, I meander over to the bath Tub. Mom gathers the necessaries for My Bath (towels, cotton balls as Ear Plugs, scented Soaps.) We are ready. And it’s one…

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Warm Comfort

Duff here. Cold snaps are the Hallmark for this Winter. As You know, My first Sashay for the day is an eye opener. Mom and I scoot Out, moving swiftly to begin the search for the Perfect Spot. Once discovered, We hightail It back inside, grateful for our warm Home. Living unstuck. The other Day…

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