Merry Christmas!

Christmas may be a time of year when we emphasize the conditions of the less fortunate, and also the giving aspects that many of us have as a core belief. Christmas can be an overwhelming time of sadness and despair as a result of the life experiences for so many … but it can also be a time for celebration.

Regardless of whether this is a religious celebration to you, or just a nice break from your usual routines, I hope that you will take advantage of the opportunity to just chill and enjoy! Continue reading

” … and so the seasons change!”

This past Monday was a glorious day. We have already bid our farewell to Summer, and have not welcomed Winter just yet. Our weather forecasters were predicting only a slight chance of rain (with sunny periods) so we had a quick discussion, and it was decided to give Ray an extra special walk. Continue reading

Good grass!

Ray has not been particularly active this past summer. I am guessing that having a thick double-coat in hot and humid conditions is a significant factor. Who knows what impact his tumor had on him earlier and, of course, he is not getting any younger. Continue reading

Adopting Ray?

We often stop and chat with other dog owners when out with Ray on his walks. The conversations typically revolve around age and the dog’s background, and it is surprising how often we meet another “rescued” dog!

Sometimes I am asked how Ray and I met, or what made me decide to adopt him. I immediately relate the story that, contrary to what most people assume, Ray in fact adopted me. Continue reading

A Ray Update!

My apologies to my Followers for the distinct lack of Posts (including my Saturday music Posts) for this past couple of weeks. The main reason was the surgical procedure necessary for our beloved Ray’s good health, with complications due to this time of year being heavily committed to other projects.

However … to Ray! Continue reading