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Tag Archives: Dogs
When the year turns, I tend to watch for events, private or public, that set a tone for the days ahead. I witnessed something on January 6 that I can’t forget, that seems important, like something I need to remember … Continue reading
While strolling through Petco this morning to pick up some dog food, I decided to get a new rope toy for Kit, the older of two our two rescue dogs. She never tires of chewing these things and nagging humans … Continue reading
Back when I was in grade school _______________ (insert a phrase like, “When dinosaurs roamed the earth”), school resumed after Labor Day. To add salt to the wounds, there really were essays and/or discussions along the lines of, “How I … Continue reading
I was looking for just the right word for “think over” and pulled out Webster’s Dictionary to check precise meanings. Here are some of the definitions I found: ponder, from the Latin pondare – to weigh, mentally; think deeply about; … Continue reading
Lewis Richmond, an ordained Zen priest and author of Aging as a Spiritual Practice, began his studies 40 years ago with the renowned teacher, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. Richmond relates that one day, after a talk, a student said, “Suzuki Roshi – … Continue reading
She answers to Kit, but her real name is Kitsune, the Japanese word for fox. That’s because when we adopted her four years ago today, she looked so much like a fox. We’d been looking for a second dog for … Continue reading