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In the span of two days, my chocolate lab Hazel has stolen my dinner, overdosed on a package of contraband doggie treats, dug through the trash and pooped in my living room. I am extremely tolerant. I am after all, not just a doggie person. I am the quintessential animal lover. Hazy could ravage my…

My sister and I are up late talking. I snuggle in my bed with my chocolate lab Hazel curled at my feet. I share my sense of discouragement in divorce. I tell her that three years in to this no one should have to experience this exaggerated experience. I tell her I am tired. I…

Dogs! How can everyone not love them?! They define love. So throw them an extra bone this Valentine’s Day! Here are 10 Ways to Love Your Dog More! This list ranges from product subscription services, to Doggie Magazines, to businesses that give back to their doggie rescue friends, to some of the cutest and best…

In the New York Times Bestselling Book, “The Five Love Languages,” author Gary Chapman describes five different manners in which people feel loved in their childhood. 1. Quality Time – Love is expressed by spending time with one another and giving undivided attention 2. Words of Affirmation – Love is expressed by words of praise…

One day when I was first married I heard a knock at the door. I made my way through our townhouse and pulled at the front door. I was living in Baltimore at the time. A little over an hour from where I grew up in the metropolitan D.C. area. There on the front stoop,…

A few weeks ago, I began to get melancholy because it’s that time of summer again. The time that reminds me my ‘little’ kids are now ‘big’ kids. The kinda big that means I only get to borrow them for the summer and Christmas and a few other stolen times in between. When they are…

We were young. Our original family expanding. Like Christmas morning we waited with anticipation to see who would be our next to love. My sister gave us our first girl. She would end up being our only girl. One out of twelve, she has been called the rose among the thorns and more recently the…

I am catching up on some reading. I flip through the pages of a months old Elle Magazine and happen upon an article. A quote jumps out from the pages. “There are two main reasons people cry: Being separated from an intimate relationship or feeling powerless.” – Elle Magazine I can only agree heartily with…

I am sitting catching up on a stack of magazines that I have tucked next to me in my chair. They are chock full of Father’s Day stories and of course, the usual celebrity ones. Most of the stories are nice and tell of lessons learned or such things, yet one jumps out at me.…

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