The Old Dog Taught Me New Tricks: Life Lessons I Learned from Our Pup

"As our family continues to grow older without her gray muzzle at our side, we will always remember the funnier quirks and stories, but more importantly, the life lessons she imparted through her gentle, canine wisdom." Our German Shepherd taught me quite a few life lessons during her life with us. Several of them are explored in today's piece.

The Gratitude Project: Week Nine

"I once worked for a boss who--upon realizing she was the only non-dog person in our section of ten employees--surmised, 'I was once told that dogs don't have personalities. But, after listening to you trade stories, I'm beginning to think that's wrong.'" My weekly gratitude project, while short, is still important to me. What are you grateful for this week?

Hard Work, Dedication, Stealth, and More… (Day 5)

The past two weeks, Little Miss' bedtime routine has been exactly the same.  We start putting her to bed between a certain time, and then after she is fully asleep, she is gently placed in her crib.  She wakes up at least once, as she is lowered into her crib, forcing me to pick her … Continue reading Hard Work, Dedication, Stealth, and More… (Day 5)

Together … In a Home

If all goes well, at the time this post is being published, I will have movers bringing my household goods into our new house.  Our family lucked into an empty house on the Army installation where my husband has been assigned, so our stay in the hotel was only a week and a half. The time … Continue reading Together … In a Home