Category Archives: Family

Summer Loves

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” ~ Sam Keen Summer comes to Seattle next week after a torrid session of flirting with us for the past month. It’s the time of year when you have to wear a coat … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

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The Joy of Being a Kid

Discovered on Pinterest today. I just made me chuckle. I have no idea where you get this done for your child. Gotta show this to my Suzy; she can do anything!

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Friends

Today from the German Shepherd Dog Community on Facebook. Here’s hoping you are spending your weekend with your family, friends, and pets.

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Killer Sax Section

This is one of my favorite sax sections to date. The Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra played at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom in Bellevue for 3000+ Microsoft MVPs from all over the world. This section is tight and really swings. I’m … Continue reading

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Selecting and Owning a Dog ~ One Man’s Opinion

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. ~ Groucho Marx A friend of mine wants a dog. As a single mom she will be at work at … Continue reading

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My kind of music, Jazz is

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.” ~ Abraham Maslow With my new job and extended commute, I am practicing less. I need to … Continue reading

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What would your Future Self tell you?

“When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.” ~ John M. Richardson, Jr. This from a friend on Facebook today: … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Musings…

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabi I am enjoying a quiet Saturday morning on this Christmas eve. Dawgly is sleeping at my feet and I get to play … Continue reading

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God Bless the Child

“Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves.” ~ Eric Sevareid My young grandchildren are so excited about the arrival of Christmas. … Continue reading

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