Category Archives: Luna, Dog Extraordinaire

Walking Luna

Mixed earth and rain scents; solicit Metal clinking sounds on a key ring; alert House-bounds barking; agitate Anxious tugs; annoy Crunchy, semi-dead, partly soggy leaves; soothe Dinner smells; invite Wheels turning sharply on wet, oily asphalt; warn Beaming headlights; seek … Continue reading

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Moon Struck Again

I love coffee. So I don’t drink coffee. As a backpacker, I couldn’t consume enough coffee on the trail to prevent my inevitable withdrawal migraines so I decided to reduce my caffeine intake by switching to tea. I’m on my … Continue reading

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Pride Goeth Before (and After) a Fall

That’s an ice pack on my knee. That tramp tripped me.  Well, not really. Luna, my son’s 7 month old puppy (big-as-a-horse-dog) and I like to run a few miles each morning.  Last Tuesday we went out and she was … Continue reading

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When the Moon Hits Your Eye….

“Mom, I’m coming home with a puppy.  You can’t talk me out of it. You’re going to love her,” he said. And like that my life changed again, without my permission, and without my input. I have always been known … Continue reading

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