Breakfast Upset

I don’t care how late it is. When I wake up, I’m eating breakfast. —so-relatable-tumblr.com Duff here. The usual Morning Routine goes like This. Mom and I get Up. She takes Me outside, then tucks Me in for a Post-Sleep Nap as She goes for Her walk. When She comes Back, She immediately fixes My…

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A Disappearing Act?

The truth is, the fear doesn’t go away. Life is the dance of feeling the fear, but doing it anyway. —Anonymous Duff here. I never know where People might go when They Enter the Office Powder room. They go into that Small Room. And close the Door. I listen intently, hearing the sound of assorted…

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Courageous Illusions

If one is lucky a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. —Maya Angelou Duff here. Uncle Ralph had a Little Buddy, Socks. They were inseparable, sharing Adventures and Exploring the vast Territory of the Back Yard. After all, Socks had very Short Legs and could not keep up with Ralph on those longer…

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Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts: proof your child can find things when they really want to. —Betsy Farrrell Duff here. Easter is a special time. A Holy Time of the Year. And I revere All it means. Mom has told Me Chocolate bunnies and eggs have filled the stores. She even saw a Little Mermaid Easter basket.…

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A Sudden Awakening

The moment you flex your foot wrong and it cramps . . . and you think, “This is it. This is how it ends.” —Respectblog Duff here. Ask Me how I know Mom agrees with This quote. The other Night, She and I were both slumbering away. Dreaming good dreams. I was ready to pounce…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to You!

There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea. But the best ships are friendships and may they ever be. —Old Irish proverb Duff here. St. Patty’s Day is on the way! What will You do to Celebrate? A bit of Corned beef and Cabbage? (Yum!) Wearing of the…

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Ah, Shampoo

Accidentally used the dog’s shampoo but now I’m feeling like a good (girl.) —thebuttoncrew Duff here. I thoroughly enjoy My Bath. Mom gives Me one every Sunday, and I have such Fun. She lathers Me up, and We play with the Suds. Then (predictably!) I shake all over as We Canines do. Soap flies everywhere,…

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