Showing posts from June, 2017


As many of you know, I have had my share of dogs over the years.   When I was a little girl, I think I asked for a puppy every year for Christmas. Finally, after what seemed like years and years, my wish came true.   There he was. A Blue Merle Collie that I named Duffy.   He was my companion on the farm growing up.   A friend that I have never forgotten.   Since that first friend, there has been very little time that my family has not had a dog.   When I got married I gave my husband a Black Lab for Christmas one year. We have had more than one Lab over the years.   They are great dogs. One of the best dogs we ever had was a Blue Heeler (Angus) that we got my daughter as a puppy for Christmas when she was around 6 years old.   He was with us all the time.   He went with us when we went horseback riding, 4wheeler riding, mushroom hunting, you name it he was there. He never let you out of his site and was as loyal as they come.   As he aged he became diabetic.    His vision became we