Those Five Little Words

While a man and his four children were riding on the train, his kids were running rampant. Pushing each other. Shouting. Whining. Pulling the little one’s hair. Stepping on other people. Irritating other passengers. Generally misbehaving to the extreme. But the man paid them no notice and just stared at his hands. The conductor came…

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Those Scary Dark Roads

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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My Embarrassing Moments

Duff here. Actually, I should have Titled This: Embarrassing Moments I have created for Mom. But no matter. As You have noticed by Now, I am a Dog. While I am a Very Small Canine, I still have powerful Attributes. One of Them is the Ability to Release Digestive Gas. (Otherwise known as Cutting Cheese.…

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The Pebble in Your Shoe

Often it is not the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the pebble in your shoe. —Muhammed Ali Duff here. As I considered this concept, its implications were astounding. I was remembering Past Relationships with Other Puppies and Special Friends. Often, time spent with Them was peaceful. We had fun. We Ran and Played…

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Doing Some Spring Cleaning?

Spring is here. Buds have formed and are beginning to unfold. The peach trees, the daffodils and other small bushes have unfurled their colors. The sun rises earlier and earlier to bring those longer and warmer days. Birds have returned and are splashing around in the pond. Others chirp sleepily in the trees as I…

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The Joy of Different Perspecitives

Duff here. I love to ride in my car. Notice it’s my car. My mom is simply a chauffeur. A good one, but just someone to ferry me around. And that’s as it should be. I like to cruise from the front seat to the back, from one side of the car to the other.…

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The World According to Duff: Perspectives

Hello! My name is MacDuff. (MacDuff Courtney is what my mom calls me when I don’t come to her promptly, which is often). All 12 pounds of me is adorable. Just ask me, and I’ll tell you. I am a pedigreed mutt, or a Bichy-Poo-Shi-Tzu, or a Bichon Frise-Toy Poodle-Shi Tzu mix. Did I tell…

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