*Photo disclaimer – this is not Vivienne, my six-pound powerhouse of a dog.
After a dinner break with family this evening, I had to get back to work. The reality is I spend 12-14 hours each day working and that is not a complaint – it is a choice and something I love to do. I’m sure to schedule breaks for a stretch, some fetch time with my fur-baby and the such, but tonight I was reminded of something.
Even after the dinner break. Even after quality time with my fur-baby and undivided attention from my parents and I, it just wasn’t enough for her.
Now granted, my little fur-wonder is spoiled in all upper case letters – SPOILED. I used to say loved, but she is spoiled. I admit it and take full responsibility. We all do, everyone in my family. But can we help it?! NO!
I do think about what a long day it is for her, sleeping with short play breaks, while she stays by my side – loyally. Continue reading “What our loved ones really want.”
If you hadn’t read it here, read it in the Elephant Journal today.
“We never knew that you could bond with fish until they crossed over the threshold of our home.”
Pets are family, too.
I know there are people that think of pets as, well, pets.
We hear it often. “It’s only a dog.” “Cats don’t require attention.”
Maybe they purchased one. Maybe they rescued one. Maybe they inherited one. Continue reading “Pets are family, too.”
“Dogs don’t make judgments about physical appearance or abilities, and they don’t care how big your house is or what you do for a living. They care about the quality of your character and your capacity to love.” – Elizabeth Eiler, Reiki Master and Author
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It’s March 23, National Puppy Day! And Miss Vivienne sends her love to pups near and far.
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