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Grand dogs

Thursday, June 06, 2013


Our kids are going on vacation and they asked us to keep their 3 dogs. Well they only brought 2 (seen here). Their big bull dog they left at home and someone will come feed her as they wanted her to guard the place while they are gone.

But here is Sophie (daschund) and Jackson (cockapoo). We were a little afraid that our little Gracie (out inside dog) will adjust to them ok, but she is fine. We have kept Jackson before and knew there wouldn't be any problems with him but Sophie is a little different. We have had daschunds and know how they can be a one person or one family dog but she has really warmed up to us all nicely. Though I had forgotten how nosey that daschunds could be. But what is so funny is Jackson loves water and it has been raining today so he has been begging to go out. When the thunder rolls, he runs to the door and barks. Funniest thing to watch.

Over all they are being sweet dogs.

  
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ALL-IS-AMAZING 6/7/2013 8:01AM

    They are so cute!

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DOROTHYBERO 6/7/2013 7:32AM

    Glad they are all getting along!

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CAKAROO 6/7/2013 7:26AM

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BELIEVING-N-ME 6/6/2013 8:44PM

   
Sophie looks like my Fred. We have two daschunds, they can be very protective.

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TURTLETALK 6/6/2013 6:35PM

    I love dachunds but they can be a bit particular!

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FISHGUT3 6/6/2013 3:24PM

    love the dogs

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Being capable!

Wednesday, June 05, 2013


We need to learn to listen to your own hearts and do what we know is right. I always used to tell my sons.."You can do anything you put your mind to do". And we are capable of much more than we think.

  
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DOROTHYBERO 6/6/2013 8:33AM

    So true!

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CAKAROO 6/6/2013 6:09AM

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IAMTOLOSE 6/5/2013 9:48PM

    You are right again, as too often we say negative things to ourselves or allow others to do so. I've started calmly challenging those who do. A simple, "Now, why on earth would you think that much less say it?" pretty much shuts people up after a few times of being what we here in the South refer to as "nice nasty". I'm going to let the world know I worked hard to be who I am and I'm a winner! Hugs to you!

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 6/5/2013 6:03PM

    What a great reminder! Thanks for sharing :)

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Contentment

Tuesday, June 04, 2013


And I have much more fun rather than worrying about what others think of me. Too bad we can't be like this when we are younger but age and experience seems to make this so. I am content!!!

  
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NELLIEH1 6/5/2013 10:42AM

    emoticon , thanks for your nudge!! Being content reminds me of Paul's letter to the Philippians: "I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed of hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through Him Who give s me strength!" (Phil 4:10-13). Having significnce (what others think of me) and security (being loved by someone(s) are needs we follow hard to get. But what if, like the Apostle Paul we rested in Christ Jesus, our Lord, knowing He gives us all the importance and compassionate care we could ever need. emoticon

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BARB4HEALTH 6/5/2013 8:30AM

    I agree! emoticon

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CAKAROO 6/5/2013 6:07AM

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IAMTOLOSE 6/4/2013 9:59PM

    True. Some days I still relapse though. Mostly I don't worry about it.

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 6/4/2013 5:55PM

    So true!

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TURTLETALK 6/4/2013 5:30PM

    I agree 100%!!!

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LINWASH23 6/4/2013 5:16PM

    You are so right, thanks for sharing. emoticon

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quick note

Monday, June 03, 2013

Getting lots of exercise today. Cleaning up yard from the storm. We also picked the cherries that were left from the storms and from the birds. Got about 2 gallons and made jam this morning from that. Sad about our garden. We think alot of is is ruined from too mcuh water but we will wait and see if it recovers some. Tomatoes and peppers were hurt the worst. With the cleaning up, we will get lots of exercise around the place this week.

  
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BARB4HEALTH 6/4/2013 7:39AM

    Seeing good in all things. Exercise is a good thing -- so is cherry jam! I myself am partial to cherry pie! emoticon

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DOROTHYBERO 6/4/2013 6:05AM

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cherri jam sounds yummy!

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CAKAROO 6/4/2013 5:57AM

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ELLFIN3 6/3/2013 8:19PM

    Sorry about the garden! I know how hard You worked putting it in! I hope it does make a come back!! Stay safe!! (((((HUGS)))))

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 6/3/2013 6:11PM

    Yumm, I love cherry jam :) Hope your garden recovers!

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IAMTOLOSE 6/3/2013 4:21PM

    Am sorry about your garden. Perhaps some will make it. Take care of yourself.

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LIFE-FAITH 6/3/2013 3:56PM

    Take care as you clean up.
Sorry about the garden!

Jean

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OLIVIANIGHT 6/3/2013 3:16PM

    Oooh home made cherry jam sounds amazing! At least you got something good out of the storm (jam and exercise)

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WAYSOFGRACE 6/3/2013 3:00PM

    Sorry to hear that your garden may have been damaged. It's hard to look at that after all the work you put into it. I am just glad you are safe!

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Down

Sunday, June 02, 2013


This is our big apple tree. We have since staked it with 6 fence posts and hoping that it recovers and lives. We do not think the tap root was damaged. The ground is so saturated from 10 inches of rain in 3 days that we pray the stakes hold. But as with any storm whether the real thing or the emotional storms we may go through after it passes we realize how blest we are. Today is sunny with no humidity and just a glorious day. We are so blest. We had no damage to our house or our bodies and we made it through some uncomfortable days of no power. And we are now realizing how lucky we were. It could have been much worse. I pray so for those in Oklahoma and also pray that they will realize that blessings will eventually come out of this. emoticon to all of you for the good wishes and prayers.

  
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WAYSOFGRACE 6/3/2013 2:25PM

    You have a very positive attitude! I hope the tree makes it. It will give you something to remind you that no matter how stormy it gets, we can persevere.

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CAKAROO 6/3/2013 7:33AM

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ALL-IS-AMAZING 6/2/2013 5:48PM

    Sometimes the storms make us realize our greatest blessings!

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NELLIEH1 6/2/2013 5:33PM

    You are so very right...it is GOD alone who carries us though these hard times/storms/challenges/emotional pains!! So glad that you are all right and that your home is undamaged. May your apple tree bear fruit once more!! emoticon

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OLIVIANIGHT 6/2/2013 3:49PM

    I'm so glad you're okay! Hope the tree makes it too : )

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