One must always be ready for a three dog night!
enjoy the day with or worse yet without dogs. ††† en theos ††† jim
We have been keeping a friend’s dog while they took a little vacation.
I have not had the pleasure of being with a Jack Russell before. While Ditto has been a fairly good visitor ( other than a couple territory battles with our cats) we are not a total replacement for her masters. At times I feel and see this sense of longing and wondering as to where has my master gone.
Dogs are as much a kin to us as they are different.
No matter where you are there is no place like home.
enjoy where you are ††† 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
It was just a beautiful day yesterday. Unseasonable warm and “Grace” enjoyed it as much as us two leggers. And she looked a glow in the setting sun.
From Wikipedia: In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour, especially in cinematography) is the first and last hour of sunlight during the day when a specific photographic effect is achieved due to the quality of the light.
But it is as much a feeling as a visual effect. Enjoy the glooming ††† 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
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