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About danielle

I am a rescue mom and school teacher. Gerry came to me from Texas, after he “failed” as a hunting dog. He had NOT had an easy life. I was three years divorced, and we saved each other. Last week I learned he has osteosarcoma. Our world feels upside down…while everyone else is right side up.

LAST Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2016 was the first time my mom showed me how to “do” Thanksgiving.  Her little boy, Ralph, a Tennessee rescue, and Gerry were also VERY interested! Look at Gerry’s tail in the last photograph!  This year we’re RI bound.

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one of the few things I miss….

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..just browsing through photos…

…and I found this picture from the first trip Gerry took to RI.  He’d never experienced a screened in porch and l-0-v-E-d, loved it. The yellow birdbath was also near bird feeders, which brought SQUIRRELS! Gerry sat, mesmerized at the … Continue reading

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I have a strong feeling…

..that Gerry has ruined me for any other breed.  David confessed he felt similarly…I just Can’t let myself expect that similarities will be rediscovered….and remind myself that each dog is an individual.  However, I just can’t see myself with another … Continue reading

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Dog sitting

My next door neighbors are the kind that money can’t buy and only if you get lucky.  I was more than blessed when I found this house, was able to afford it and then met my neighbors.  Jeanine had four … Continue reading

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