Tag Archives: growing up

Growing and longing

He used to be my pocket panther, Now he surfs the countertops, Seeking nibbles of kibbles Then leaps into my lap, And overflows it! Next he jumps out the door, Taking my heart with Him every time!

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Gifts

A childhood you Long since abandoned… Lost to corners or perhaps under a sofa…. Who keeps score or house? A tiny paw pries open the past.. The memories flood … from out of who knows where, A tiny paw captures … Continue reading

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growing season

what a perfect day to plant a garden. But the spiders in the potting shed have other ideas… they too have been putting down roots. We all grow, the trick is to put down roots, even as we reach out, … Continue reading

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Ugly?

please stop telling the story of the ugly duckling the way you do. some of us are ducks. not swans. i know you think it is not the point of the story. but all ducks are not the same. some … Continue reading

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high chairs

high chairs for toddlers become small chairs for teens.  the grown up understands that no chair is really higher than the other as long as they all reach the common table. and in between they are purrfect perches for memories … Continue reading

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Lost & Found

i remember a puppy, and when i look at you i still see the puppy that meant so much to me… but here and now not lost but found – is You!

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At the vet’s

it was small old dog day this morning at the veterinarian’s offices. the boy is no longer a boy; the puppy is no longer a puppy. one is a young man, the other, having walked approximately the same turns of … Continue reading

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