Tag Archives: Duke

My Old Friend Duke is Having a Very Bad Day

My Old Friend My old friend Duke is having a very a rough day. He collapsed and couldn’t get up this morning. I rushed him to the veterinarian. His red blood cell count is 18% of normal. The vet referred … Continue reading

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Meet My Old Friend Duke

My Old Friend-Final Mix Here is a photo of my old friend Duke. I wrote the song “My Old Friend” as a tribute to him and to the special bond that many people and dogs share. A link to the … Continue reading

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“My Old Friend”

I thought some of you would like to see one way that a song project evolves. So, below is my first very rough draft lyric of my latest song. It is written in honor of my dog Duke and all … Continue reading

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My Old Friend

I plan to soon send posts about the very productive meeting with my newest song co-writer, and about Cheerios Fun With Younguns, but right now I wanted to briefly share with you a decision I’ve just made. I plan to … Continue reading

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Duke and His Little Sister

This post started out as a comment on an earlier post, but I decided to share a revised version of it with all of you. My six year old Chocolate Lab is named “Duke”, which is short for “Duke of … Continue reading

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This Sunshine Award Warmed My Heart

GinaV of http://professionsforpeace.wordpress.com/ recently honored my blog with the Sunshine Award, and included the following: “Hello Russ, your heart-warming blog has become a favorite place for me to visit for uplifting and thought-provoking material. You are an everyday hero to … Continue reading

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Returning the Favor

My dog Duke has many positive attributes, and a few that might be viewed as somewhat less than positive when I’m in a Stinking Thinking type of mood. I was about to mention a couple of the latter when it … Continue reading

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