Category Archives: Wild things

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” AA Milne

“It’s Bea, she’s real sick” I heard a shake in his voice, an air of concern I had never heard before as I was driving north on I-25 about ten miles from my exit. I was stunned and as I … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, summer, Wild things | 12 Comments

One Fine Saturday Morning

This week was a little goofy with weird coincidences and frustrating situations but the bright blue sky and almost wind free Saturday made up for all of that. My brain is a little spinny and playing show and tell will … Continue reading

Posted in Mud season, spring, Wild things | 2 Comments

How to feed a perpetually annoyed donkey

Harley spent his early and formative years in a desert eating bits of scrubby plants and tumbleweeds. Hard scrabble life and the life he was born into. But you would never know he was born in the sagebrush and cactus … Continue reading

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Patience lost and patience found

I’m becoming more patient. Trust me, it’s long over due and I’m not Gandhi. I was cajoled as a child for being impatient. I was that kid twitching and sighing dramatically when I had to wait for something. My kids … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Just me, Wild things | 8 Comments

A Sunday Walk

It’s been a busy two weeks and I’ve found all sorts of excuses to not write. Funny how that muse visits and then disappears. I’m also assimilating what I learned via a powerful seminar I attended last week. The  seminar was … Continue reading

Posted in at the heart of things, life away from the yellow house, spring, Wild things | 4 Comments

Cacophony in Paradise

We had a marvelous time in Mexico! The resort was on the cozy side and just around the corner from a puebla; the best of both vacation experiences. We had the ease of being catered to and I had a … Continue reading

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Gullible is as gullible does

The first day of spring didn’t disappoint last week and the entire week had been mostly warm and sunny.  Usually this week in March is cold, damp, and snowy.  It was exhilarating to be dressed in my (short) shorts, t-shirt, and … Continue reading

Posted in spring, Wild things | 4 Comments