waiting for the kids again and yet again
his day jobs
are driving the fire truck and acting in movies
but when the weekend comes
he’s manning the wheel of the minivan
doing errands and chauffeuring the pups around
to all their social events and games
just like every other dalmation.
“i’m the one with the spots.”
-anonymous dalmatian author
coco knows how to do calm, cool, and cute, all at the same time
“you just have to take a deep breath, relax, and let the game come you.”
when walking on a path in the park today
i noticed 5 different dogs, with 4 different owners
coming from all directions
lots of jumping and friendly barking
wondering how they would all get along
it was a planned play date
a dog party
so thrilled to see each other
immediately falling into joyful play
just like in one of my very favorite books
go, dog, go!
with the surprise dog party at the end.
(sorry for the too late spoiler alert)
“animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”
image credit: p.d. eastman, ‘go, dog, go!,” random house publishing
this tiny dog
has lived a full life
gifted to me by my dear friend
her husband’s mother/grandmother
i would love to know its story
it has seen the world and is beautifully imperfect.
“art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.”
~ Anni Albers
all i see is a heart
and i know
that i have crossed paths
with a sweet and amazing
“to fashion stars out of dog dung,
that is the great work.
to take a negative experience and,
by comparing it to something worse,
make it feel good, is a great skill. “
-alexandra david- neel
An adorable Shiba Inu named Ken-kun in Hokkaido, Japan remarkably runs his own sweet potato stand.
The watchful dog politely tends to whatever the customer needs, however, he is not able to accept payment. That situation is solved with a slot in which to put the money.
Customers need to have the exact amount (or be willing to leave the rest), as a sign on the front of the stand reads:
“Because I am a dog, I can’t give you change.”
“the dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.”
-robert falcon scott
sources: Lori Dorn, laughing squid
w is for?
my friend’s dogs on a friday night.
the vet said about one,
“she’s just not very athletic.”
“current position: tired from the human race.”
― deyth banger, Deep Legend
image credit: steve t, founding member of bambs