Everyone should have a loyal friend –
With or without wispy ears –
To share a sunset with.
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The lake is now water
And the cold spring is just waiting to burst into flower and warmth (sometime soon, I hope).
But before that, I wanted to post one of my favourite photos from this winter.
The purple sunset over the iced over lake
And Oscar looking majestic.
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It’s still cold here
And there’s ice on the lake.
But Oscar took me for a walk
To find the first tentative signs
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I’m fighting a heavy cold so please excuse me if I don’t get round to visiting you.
As winter slowly slowly melts away…
It’s good to look back and see it was a good year for snow noses –
And snow moustaches.
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No matter who you are
Or what you look like,
A bad hair day can be much improved
By adding some extra sparkle and snow!
I’m off to Paris with my daughter for a few days, so please excuse me if I don’t visit you.
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You never know what might be waiting for you
Over the brow of that hill you’re struggling to climb;
(Can you see Oscar waiting for me?)
Or what small delights await
Around the corner.
Please forgive me if I don’t get around to visiting you this weekend.
We’re having problems with the Internet, which makes it incredibly slow and painful to visit blogs at the moment.
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You’ve heard of pink elephants, haven’t you?
Let me introduce you to Oscar,
The pink dog!
This was taken during a very pink sunrise early one morning
When my world was … well…
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Life doesn’t get much better than this:
Freezing mornings with glitter and diamonds;
A good long walk in the thick snow
And plenty of play and smiles.
No one snows this better than Oscar.
(OK – I know I’m on thin ice here, so snow more puns!)
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Silence falls as the snow does –
Turning the world into a peaceful place
And the lake into a snowy desert.
My dog, Oscar, is like a camel of this desert:
At one with the environment
And never too tired to enjoy the weather.
And just in case you forgot what the jetty really looks like when the snow melts,
here’s a picture from September
When we went balloon hunting!
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Please do not disturb…
I’m busy enjoying winter.
Let us love winter,
for it is the spring of genius.
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He’s found some snow…
And a beautiful smile.
(A positive attitude and a great smile really are the best beauty aids, don’t you think?)
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The Christmas skies so far have been white and heavy with snow.
So, I went digging in the archives to find photos from last Christmas –
When we still hadn’t had any snow or ice:
Just a beautiful celebratory reflected sky
And a dog who was overjoyed
To take a Christmas swim.
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May your days be sprinkled with glitter
And joy –
With a dash of magic and snowflakes
For good luck.
Oscar sends you all licks and love!
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Exuberance and joy are just other words for beauty.
(And having a huge snowfall really helps the magic too.)
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Guess what happened this week?
It finally snowed and snowed
Even in the horizontal, whip-the-snow-in-your-face storm
Oscar just didn’t want to come into the house.
Look at those eyes pleading
For just five more minutes of snowtime!
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Please indulge me as I celebrate Oscar’s tenth birthday with some … well … Oscars (and very bad puns).
Oscar for best smile…
Oscar for best yoga position …
(It’s ruff, but he can do it.)
And, of course, Oscar for best swimmer.
Paws for thought…
Perhaps that should be an Olympic Gold for swimming instead?
This is the end of my birthday tail –
You kennel stop growling at my bad puns now.
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Take a gorgeous end-of-summer sunset,
And mix with the reflected sky.
Repeat often for joy and smiles.
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Tiptoeing out with my best buddy
To savour the dawn of a beautiful new day
And seeing this…
Renewal for the soul, don’t you think?
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Oscar has taught me this:
Live life in the anticipation that
Is just around the corner.
(Even if it’s just a dip in the local lake…)
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There’s gold in the August sky
And a golden in the water.
Life doesn’t get much better than this!
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Don’t worry about Oscar while I’m away.
He’ll be enjoying life with friends.
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Forget the years, forget distinctions. Leap into the boundless and make it your home! — Zhuangzi
It’s summer and time
To throw yourself into the blue
If you’re a dog called Oscar.
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Spring is about pollen
And being knee-deep in flowers.
When you’re surrounded by petalled reminders of joy,
You just can’t help smiling…
Especially if you’re a dog.
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Oh the conflict between being obedient and waiting for permission to swim –
And the overwhelming desire to jump in as soon as possible.
St. Augustine once said that “Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
I’m sure this is why I will never be as wise as Oscar.
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