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westie ho!

  Just becuz sometimes you can’t see our wings – doesn’t mean we don’t fly into your heart. and just becuz we have wings, doesn’t mean we will ever fly out. it will all be ok, honest.    

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Visitors

the Poodle and i – We entered the facility, the institution, the home. . there She was, halfway down the hallway in a wheelchair. people passing Her by, not even stopping to say hi, or even, “excuse me….” . “No … Continue reading

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Standing

i could stand here all day and no one would notice standing in alb and apron, still, sideways to the world, watching through mirrors and windows as trucks pass and bicycles and dogs. still. standing. fragments of a world in turmoil … Continue reading

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Prayer

“Does he pray?” asked the young woman as she looked at the poodle. i have no answer… “He certainly begs!” i reply as he eyes the cookie in her hand. “oh. i meant the trick, you know, where the dog … Continue reading

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