Rest and Recoup

No man needs a vacation more than the man who just had one. —Elbert Hubbard Duff here. We’re heading into Summertime. Big time for Vacays, picnics and Day Trips. I enjoy any and every break in the Action, Myself. I work hard throughout the week, so when the Weekend arrives? I’m ready for action! I…

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The Vacay Recoup

Duff here. Last week, I spent three Glorious Days at Doggy Day Camp. I played. I romped about. I sniffed out the Neighborhood. I barked whenever I felt like it. Unusual to do at home, for I am generally Well Mannered. I met up with My Very tall Friend, one of the few Large Dogs…

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Stressed to the Max?

Okay, you’re stressed. To the max. Seems wherever you turn, that gooey, messy feeling seeps into your life. The world has turned upside down. New normal? You’ve got to be kidding! What would happen if you take that massive mountain of stress and discomfort and make it into little hills. Much more manageable, isn’t it?…

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The Power of Naps

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. —Barbara Jordan Duff here. Naps are the Very Best. I take them Quite often, for They restore My Spirits and give Me…

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Doggy Day Camp

Hello! It’s Duff. I recently returned from Doggy Day Camp at my favorite boarding facility. It’s a ranch (can you imagine?) with wide open spaces and many other Dogs to play with. I stay in the Small Dog area, for that’s where I belong. The owner tells mom that my favorite activity is to check…

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On Goof Ups

When you foul up . . . don’t turn goof ups into give ups. —Anonymous Duff’s Thought for the Day Duff here. Have you ever made a gaffe? I mean, something so horrendous you wish you could crawl in a hole and disappear? I did that last week. Every spring, I have this yearning to…

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Trees

Enjoying the Little Things . . . on the Mountain As I went on my walk yesterday, I began to delight in the pleasure of paying attention to trees. So many kinds, shapes and varieties of trees here on the Mountain. I can recognize them by their bark, their leaves, their height. But to really…

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