Posted in Dog Lover, Family, I Hate Puppies

A Doggone Stinky Tail – Happy National Puppy Day!

Not last night, but the night before,

Three tom cats came knocking on my door.

One had a fiddle, one had a drum,

One had a pancake stuck to its bum.  

A couple nights ago, a variation of the above playground song came to mind.  Take note, this isn’t a cute, nostalgic story where I want to skip rope and chant rhymes.  It’s a doggone tale about a stinky tail. Something indeed stuck to one’s bum, but it wasn’t a pancake.

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Posted in Dog Lover, Father Time, I Hate Puppies

Italia was my Furry Best Friend – I Miss my Dog

This photo was taken on my 40th birthday, five years ago when my golden retriever sweetheart, Italia was just six-years-old.  It’s been over nine months since her passing and my family and I still miss her.  Thankfully, we are strong enough to reminisce and keep her memory eternal.

italia-and-donnaCaption posted on 9/23/2012 – “She’s my “42 year old” furry best friend, and she moves a little slower, barks a little less, listens harder, chases less, paces more, plays fairly, snores intensely, wags her tail all day/everyday, and loves limitlessly. She reassures me that middle age continues to bring so many gifts. I’m excited to lift the calendar page to enter a new decade of golden dreams!” Continue reading “Italia was my Furry Best Friend – I Miss my Dog”

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Coming Soon: I Hate Puppies!

 

I Hate Puppies! is contemporary canine fiction told in first-person by an adult sheltie who lacks puppy love for his adopted sister, an obnoxiously cute golden retriever.  She moves in with the Lucchessi family when she’s eight-weeks-old and has been a pain in her brother’s tail ever since. Continue reading “Coming Soon: I Hate Puppies!”