compassion, dirt, and feathers

Children need flowers they need dirt to play in plants to munch on while sitting in the sun and rain and wind Children need to touch the earth with bare feet to feel the wet grass the dry earth the heat of the sidewalk to feel the early morning sun on their face and to…

Please don’t worry about what others think of you …

Nope this isn’t PSYC 101. So sit back in your office, or at home in your robe, with coffee in hand and read on. This is for all the dog people who give other people way too much power. Your dog doesn’t care about the clothes you wear, or not. Your dog doesn’t care that…

love …

Sometimes love presents itself so easily, so effortlessly, so tangibly. A gift of sorts, as long as the gift is in fact mutual. And sometimes love is there but maybe hidden behind some armor, not so easily accessed or felt. But it is there, a challenge perhaps. And every now and again love is felt, and…

when it all fades

Because … most of the time when I am with my dogs, this is what I see It is us, just us, no matter what the rest of the world is doing that the landscape fades away noises fade away daily thoughts, confusions, concerns, projects, they all fade away and it is just us, seamless…