We’re starting to open up the Mountain. Welcome back to our summer visitors! The weather has warmed up, and my gardening friends are in full bore mode for planting, watering and playing in the mud. Children are outside, playing ball and delighting in our summer weather. Restaurants are opening. People are visiting each other from…

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Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. —Bob Kerrey Duff here. Over the Years, I have gifted People with Unexpected Kindness. If I see Someone who needs Cheering, I bound Their way and dole out my Puppy Happiness. I greet the Miniature Schnauzers down the way as…

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Duff here. We are still in Recovery Mode from Our last snowstorm. The White stuff was piled very High with Drifts and berms. Around Our place, a kind Soul scattered some ice Melt to help clear Pathways. That product is fine for Humans who wear boots, but Not so for Me. The result? An absolute…

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Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, “Make me feel important.” . . . You will succeed in life. —Mary Kay Ash Duff here. I was wondering the other day: What would the World be like if We all treated each other as The Most…

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A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another. And see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its own flame to the other. You are such a light. — Moshe David Duff here. Mom and I have many Good Friends who are Jewish. Their Celebration of Lights begins on…

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Duff here. When at My regular Haunt to do My Business the other day, I encountered an Interesting Scent. It was pungent. It was aromatic. It was all encompassing. It was fragrant. And I was intrigued. What in the World could have an Aroma such as This? I wanted to Find out and make friends…

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I love when people that have been through hell walk out of the flames carrying buckets of water for those still (not yet) consumed by the fire. —Stephanie Sparkles Duff here. Seems to me this Quote has Different levels. At first, I thought of Our brave Fire Fighters, keeping My Home safe and secure. I…

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