Tag Archives: Loyalty

The Royalty of Loyalty

What a wonderful story of the loyalty of a dog during the Northern California fires. Odin’s loyalty was tested by fire With Love, Russ

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In Spite of Ourselves

A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. He taught me about living each day … with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to … Continue reading

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I Love This

I love this. Watch it until the end to see why. With Love, Russ

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Loyalty That Knows No Bounds

I just read a most amazing story about a dog named Capitan who has kept watch over his human’s grave for six years. While that’s incredible all by itself, there’s more to this story. A LOT more. When his human … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

I saw the Hunger Games movie last night. I liked it a lot and felt it captured the tone of the first book well. It showcases the best and worst of humankind. The power of hope, of trust, of love. … Continue reading

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I Have Much to Learn From My Dog

A friend forwarded these and they seem right on to me. My dog Duke has been modeling these for me for six years and I still struggle to consistently do them. What can I say? I’m a slow learner. When … Continue reading

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Duke

Duke, my Chocolate Labrador, turned 6 a couple of days ago. I thought of him when typing about kindness. When I’m sick in bed he quietly lays next to me, keeping me warm and watching over me, never leaving my … Continue reading

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