Category Archives: animals

The Gifts My Dog Gave Me

Although my Rhett is no longer physically here, What he gifted me is beyond words, but it’ll be forever near. He gave me the joy to keep on truckin’ In spite of life’s travails that made so many days suckin’. … Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Unconditional Love

Thank you, my dear, sweet, darling Rhett for everything. For being my best friend, For being there when I needed to walk, talk, cry, be sick or silly. When I needed to cook, pray, sing, sleep and dream, When I needed … Continue reading

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Simple Joys

Drivin’ ’round New Mexico today, I thanked God for everything I could see: The herds of cows, The hawks and horses, The turkey vultures, Prairie dogs and doggy dogs, The cats and chickens, Goats and graveyards, Tumbleweeds, Dirt devils, Cacti, … Continue reading

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Toads

Toads, I always liked these knobby blobby guys Even now as they’ve begun to sit on our doorstep at night & catch us by surprise. So now at night when we open up the door We know immediately to absolutely check … Continue reading

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The Ferocious Cat-Dog

Walking along Our favorite rocky road Two young men On camping chairs Lounging in the blistering New Mexico sun Gave my dog the best compliment he’s had in years: “Wow, that looks like one ferocious cat-dog.” To which my mostly … Continue reading

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Never Fear, God is Here

Look for God And you will see what I see. God is in everything: Every leaf of every tree Every creeping, crawling, swimming and hopping thing Every flower, fruit and blade of grass Every flying, buzzing, stinging thing that flies … Continue reading

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Morning Walk

The sun, it just begins to rise The skies, they open up their eyes To the birds’ sweet melody And the dewy peonies The rabbits, they come out to eat The deer, they romp about, so sweet But when the … Continue reading

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