The shoulders of roads can be scary First let me say that for some reason, our Siberian Husky Halo simply refuses to use the toilet. There must be something about climbing up on the seat, and balancing her big furry body properly, doing her duty, and flushing that is a bit too difficult for her ... » Learn More about The shoulders of roads can be scary
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The unused treasure
The unused treasure There is a coffee cup sitting in the corner of the shelf that houses the rest of the coffee cups. Each morning and sometimes throughout the day, a cup is taken from the shelf, used for a nice hot cup of coffee or herbal tea. That cup is then washed, dried and replaced on the ... » Learn More about The unused treasure
Missing my piano
Missing my piano I had need of a bit of a break from real estate related activity this afternoon, and since I was stuck at my home office in the freezing rain, I chose to do some household chores. But before I started, I heard something calling me from a dusty section of the living room. Well, ... » Learn More about Missing my piano
Thank you for your service, soldier.
Thank you for your service, soldier. As I wrote in a previous post, my son Mike is in Army basic training. His selected army path is infantry. Basic training for soldiers in the infantry branch of service starts with 8 weeks of "boot camp". That is followed by another 4 weeks of ... » Learn More about Thank you for your service, soldier.
Thanks for writing to your mother, Soldier!
Thanks for writing to your mother, Soldier! Shhhh! I’m going to let you in on a secret. The secret is that basic training (boot camp) isn’t just training for the young men and women who volunteer to serve our country. It's also training for their parents. ... » Learn More about Thanks for writing to your mother, Soldier!