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Paving Another Way

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. —Dolly Parton Duff here. I played a fast One on Mom today. We were on the Move to meet a Good Friend at a local Eatery. During Summer when the Weather is Warm, Mom has a Choice. She lets Me do My Number. If it’s Cool enough, Off…

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Getting My Own Way

Duff here. I was reflecting on How I Get My Own Way. It began when I was a Puppy. I was Cute and cuddly, but Fiercely independent at the same Time. My Fur was so dense My Mom thought I was going blind for a time. I kept bumping into Walls until We got that Situation remedied with a Starter…

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Focus On Your Dream

When your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme. —Jiminy Cricket in the movie, Pinocchio Duff here. Have You given up on Your Dreams? I hope not! For I have Many. One is to Live a long Life. And Mom is doing everything in Her Power to make that happen. (Sometimes, this “Support” results in an upset…

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Loyalty

Duff here. Mom and I stopped for a brief visit with a Good Friend This morning. As I came up to Her porch, I stopped in My Tracks. And Started to sniff. Then immediately went to a Corner of the Step and started to Investigate in earnest. Another Canine had been on the premises. I just knew It. I don’t…

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Self-image

Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment. —Maxwell Maltz Duff here. I don’t know about You, but My Self-Image has always been Top Notch. Ever since I was a Little Pup, I thought I was really Something. I described before how I got Mom to fall in love with Me when She first laid eyes on Me. (The Old Trick…

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You Made It

Duff here. Mom described the Picture on this Cup to Me and I was ecstatic. Can You imagine? Aunt Gertrude was featured at her Best. She had competed in Many Contests: Winning Ways, Napping, Begging, Walking, Riding in the car, Defending Her territory. But the Most Important was Struggling to the Top of The Hill. There She was, in all…

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The Power of Naps

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. —Barbara Jordan Duff here. Naps are the Very Best. I take them Quite often, for They restore My Spirits and give Me energy for What’s coming up…

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