Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing. —Emma Donoghue, Room Duff here. There’s something about Loud Noises and Flashes of Light. Thunderstorms are back in full Force here on the Mountain. And it’s not My Favorite Occasion. I can feel the roll of Sound before It starts to Boom. And I follow…

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Duff here. You know from My Previous Post that Mom stitched up some Face Masks. (And We are all grateful that learning Curve is past.)  But You don’t know The rest of the Story. And I will share that With You, Loyal Reader. She tried on the Covering, then Turned around to show Me Her…

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Duff here. A while ago, Mom and I were having a peaceful morning. The Sun was shining. Birds were singing. A gentle Breeze was wafting in the trees. When suddenly: the Smoke Alarm erupted with that Abysmal Sound. You know: the Dratted Chirp, Chirp. And those high Pitched Tones? Hurt My delicate ears. Not unstuck…

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Hello! Duff here. It’s That Time of Year. When Whoever is in Charge decides to Slow Down the Sun and Delay the Break of Dawn. This makes the Outside Areas Dark. That’s right. Pitch Black. Now, Mom and I have a particular Route We take every Morning. Some might call this Circuit a Rut, but…

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It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. —Elizabeth Kenny Duff here. At times, my Mom says I become a Lion Dog. I move through the Brush, on the prowl for Whatever Suits my Fancy. At times, It is a brightly colored Wrapper. Or perhaps, I stop in…

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Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. —Sir Winston Churchill Duff again. What a thought provoking statement. I was considering that very issue the other day. The wind was powerful when I went for my Walk. Some folks even said gusts were up to 45 miles an hour. And you could prove it…

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Promise me you’ll always Remember: You’re Braver than you Believe, and Stronger than you Seem, and Smarter than you Think.” —Christopher Robin to Pooh in Winnie The Pooh Duff again. I was pondering this maxim the other day on my Early Morning Walk with mom. It was still a little dark as we moved down…

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