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Is it time to say good-bye to our dog Martha?

  I took Martha to her veterinarian. She has a growth on her stomach and she is having trouble walking with her hind legs. Is it time to say good-bye? When my youngest daughter was two we put our fourteen-year-old dog, Sally to sleep. Her grandmother said to her, “Sally was put to sleep today.” […]

The start of something new with a daily calendar

Today is the first day of the year, the start of something new. A new year. A new day. Planning the year with monthly, weekly and daily calendars. Making lists. Lists of projects to start. Lists of projects to finish. Letters to write. Postcards to design. Books to illustrate. Dogs to walk. Litter boxes to […]