“Sing like no one is listening,
LOVE LIKE YOU’VE NEVER BEEN HURT,
dance like nobody’s watching,
and live like it’s heaven on earth.”
Howling at the moon is not the same as barking up the wrong tree! † en theos †† jim
THINGS TO LEARN FROM A DOG
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in
your face to be pure ecstasy.
When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
When it’s in your best interest, practice obedience.
Let others know when they’ve invaded your territory.
Take naps and stretch before rising.
Run, romp and play daily.
Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
Never pretend to be something you’re not.
If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close
by and nuzzle them gently.
Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree.
When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire
No matter how often you’re scolded, don’t buy into the
guilt thing and pout… run right back and make friends.
Bond with your pack.
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
And last but not least, make do with what you got.
Have a dog day today ††† en theos ††† jim
In the recent gusty wind of West Texas, one of our “dog warning” signs was blown from it’s post. I found Clovis laying near it with more of a sheepish look than a sheep dog. Before I could say anything of his presumed laziness, he reminded me that there are two signs, his “on guard” sign and another one that states the he ” can make it to the gate in 2.8 seconds can you?”
He can do that, and he can get there just as quick from either a laying or a standing position.
Let sleeping dogs lie. ††† en theos ††† jim
Can’t even wait for a full moon. Just feel like howlin’!
“There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.”
either way, howl if you feel the need & I do! en theos ††† j
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