you don’t mess with the bub

Weekly Photo Challenge Gone But Not Forgotten Little Shirley was Grandma to some and Bubbe to others. Just shy of 100 lbs., she smoked unfiltered Pall Malls, always drank coffee, used 4 letter words, loved all animals and garage sales.  She taught me not to laugh at monkeys, they’ll pull your hair out, if you…

just jake

“For people with patience, time with a dog is a little slice of heaven.”  ― J.J. Brown “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.” ― John Steinbeck   “Don’t make the mistake of treating your dogs like…

winter bytes

A Few Favorite Photos | November 2014  “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from a face.” ― Victor Hugo “I do an awful lot of thinking and dreaming about things in the past and the future – the timelessness of the rocks and the hills – all the people who have existed there. I…

If

If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food everyday and be grateful for it, If you can understand when loved ones are too busy to give you time,…