Wishing everyone much joy and happiness on this blessed day!
I’m grateful for all the support I’ve received here on my site and throughout my election bid for Town Board of Windsor.
Have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving Day!
Why Dogs Have a Shorter Life than Humans:
“People are born so that they can learn how to live a good life — like loving everybody all the time and being nice, right?” The six-year-old continued,
“Well, dogs already know how to do that, so they don’t have to stay for as long as we do.”
The Secret of Happiness from a Dog:
• When your loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
• Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
• Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure Ecstasy.
• Take naps.
• Stretch before rising.
• Run, romp, and play daily.
• Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
• Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
• On warm days, stop to lie on your back on the grass.
• On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.
• When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
• Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
• Be faithful.
• Never pretend to be something you’re not.
• If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
• When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by, and nuzzle them gently.
Hug your dog today.
My cat has lost weight recently and has not been eating.
We took her to the vet.
Diagnosis: kidney (or renal) failure.
Prognosis: not good.
There are things we can do to make her comfortable: give her fluids, change her diet, maintain low-stress environment.
But, ultimately, she’s dying. She could have months. Or a year.
Yet, somehow, I’m grateful.
Grateful that I know so we can not take her for granted. Grateful I can love her more. Grateful for the years she has given us.
This doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s never easy to watch a pet die. I’ve held two of my dogs in my arms when they were dying. And I knew a little ahead of time it was coming.
The worst part is the helplessness of it all. Not being able to help. To make her better. To do anything. Except hold her and love her and cherish her.
While she’s here, we’ll make the most of it.
Love her till death and beyond.
We love you, dearest Emerald.
Thank you to all the men and women both past and present who have served our country and to those who have sacrificed their lives so that I can sit here today and type these words to you.
Let’s strive every day to not take our freedoms for granted, to remember those who have chosen a profession to keep us safe, and to thank veterans who gave a portion of their lives in service and who continue to do so.
THANK YOU, SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN!!!