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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.

You tell me…

Gerry had to leave me in September.  I lost track of keeping all things Gerry sacred, and his leash belonged outside and so it weathered this winter on top of an old hose holder.  The snow covered it for most … Continue reading

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Hands are to pet with and…

(Maurice Sendak)

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It’s really all that is left to be said…

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Beautiful day

Simmer down, Calvin.  Summer vacation is almost here.  I do feel your pain though, which is why I posted this to Tripawds.  All of us want to be out doing something else (with our dogs, preferably.)  It’s only Tuesday and … Continue reading

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Silence

It’s also full of the quiet huff of a dog panting to catch the prey. It’s also the silent knot in my chest throbbing when I think of trying to do this again.  To put my heart on the line.

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