Advice for living

Oscar’s top three tips for living:

Live as if someone left the gate open;

Make your own joy;

And remember that life is a great adventure.

Follow these tips and you’ll get along swimmingly (literally)…

You’ve got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down. — Ray Bradbury

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73 responses

  1. TexWisGirl

    a wonderful and happy pup if i ever saw one (and i’ve had quite a few here myself…)

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    September 29, 2012 at 20:53

  2. Bob

    Oscar, I love you too. Nice swimming.

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    September 29, 2012 at 20:54

  3. Always enjoy seeing your beautiful dog. Great advice, too!!

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:19

  4. Sound advice from sweet Oscar!

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:21

  5. Good words to live by. – Margy

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:23

  6. Sylvia Kirkwood

    No better advice than that from Oscar!! What a happy dog he is — says a lot about his quality of life, I think! Delightful captures for the day!! Hope all of you have a beautiful, happy weekend!!!

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:28

  7. Lady Fi!
    Interesting advice.
    As always, beautiful photos.

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:37

  8. this is beautiful, thanks for sharing great words =)

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    September 29, 2012 at 21:42

  9. oh now that is an awesome bradbury quote…and you do often have to make your own joy….looks like your friend is having fun for sure…smiles.

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    September 29, 2012 at 22:15

  10. Pat

    Dogs know best.
    Beautiful shots!

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    September 29, 2012 at 22:30

  11. Riet

    Beautiful photo’s and what a lovely friend.

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    September 29, 2012 at 22:36

  12. How true! How true!! And the photos were the best illustration ever. 😉

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    September 29, 2012 at 22:53

  13. Hej! Oscar is a qute one. Love your “brygga”. beautiful pictures again. Have a nice weekend!

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    September 29, 2012 at 22:55

  14. I seem to learn a lot from Oscar! 😉 Lovely pictures of Oscar in motion.

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    September 29, 2012 at 23:10

  15. Lavender Cottage

    Fabulous action shots, I like the sky in the last photo.

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    September 29, 2012 at 23:39

  16. Don

    Lovely words. Beautiful dog; and that sky in your last image – absolutely magnificent!

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    September 29, 2012 at 23:42

  17. Oscar certainly knows how to live!
    Lovely shots once again!!!

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    September 29, 2012 at 23:51

  18. Fabulous capture of Oscar poised mid-air, ready to take the plunge – great timing! …. and extraordinary skies. Thanks for sharing Fi (and for dropping by my blog) – happy weekend to you and Oscar.

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    September 30, 2012 at 00:21

  19. onceupona

    Oscar is a great example to us all. Great pics! cheers, Danette

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    September 30, 2012 at 01:17

  20. Oscar is my guru! Thanks for translating his messages.

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    September 30, 2012 at 02:14

  21. I Love You, Oscar!
    I believe every single mourning girl should have you in her life….

    b eeeeeeeeeeee a u t i f u l.

    And I love you, Lady Fi. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    September 30, 2012 at 02:24

  22. Beautiful dog, great advice on life, if only we could all live with so much joy as our Goldens!

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    September 30, 2012 at 03:30

  23. Elvira Howl

    Agreed! However, am not likely to jump in cold water, though I can watch the world for untold hours.

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    September 30, 2012 at 04:06

  24. Words that our Kelly lives by too!!!

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    September 30, 2012 at 04:25

  25. He is always on the go!

    Our PETS
    Have a great weekend.

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    September 30, 2012 at 05:20

  26. That’s great advice and I do love these photos 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 05:22

  27. cosmos

    Thank you for your great lesson, Oscar! You really are a role model!

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    September 30, 2012 at 06:12

  28. carinzil

    So beautiful photos and yes life s a great adventure 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 06:30

  29. Super!

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    September 30, 2012 at 07:02

  30. Good read and a beautiful picture too.

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    September 30, 2012 at 07:15

  31. This post brought a huge smile to me.

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    September 30, 2012 at 08:02

  32. And it is a very rare (fortunately) dog that suffers from depression. And Oscar is certainly not one of them. Thank you – I loved this.

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    September 30, 2012 at 08:21

  33. lucky Oscar 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 09:35

  34. you live in a very picturesque area.. your pictures are always breath taking.. 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 09:42

  35. Love it. Brilliant advice from Oscar to start my day off with a smile ! 🙂 Cheers Lady Fi, you always bring it !

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    September 30, 2012 at 09:49

  36. Lovely and fun photos with great advice!

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    September 30, 2012 at 11:27

  37. You’re a good dog, Oscar!

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    September 30, 2012 at 11:40

  38. Excellent philosophy of Oscar, good advice, nice photos.

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    September 30, 2012 at 11:56

  39. Oscar is a clever dog. And a beauty!

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    September 30, 2012 at 12:02

  40. Beautiful, friendly climates. I am greeting

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    September 30, 2012 at 12:06

  41. Great quote- and beautiful shots!

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    September 30, 2012 at 13:45

  42. What a wise fellow he is!

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    September 30, 2012 at 13:48

  43. Wonderful photos and thoughts to cheerup!

    Happy Sunday 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 14:11

  44. Oscar is living the good life. What a cutie, great shots.

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    September 30, 2012 at 14:35

  45. So true, thanks Oscar, we all need reminding some times.

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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    September 30, 2012 at 17:06

  46. Nice shots. Made me smile. Oscar is so much like my Max. I know I’ve learned some great life lessons from my furry kids every day. 🙂

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    September 30, 2012 at 20:46

  47. Oscar is a great sage. I bow to the wise one.

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    September 30, 2012 at 20:54

  48. He’s a real sport!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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    September 30, 2012 at 23:34

  49. JM

    Awesome! The middle shot is fantastic.

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    September 30, 2012 at 23:40

  50. Only the way to live! Beautiful.

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    October 1, 2012 at 02:25

  51. We can all learn a lot from that beautiful boy! The joy in the first photo is so touching!

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    October 1, 2012 at 02:47

  52. Oscar, the prophet. I love the bright vest and boots on your daughter. She really pops in that tranquil scene.

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    October 1, 2012 at 05:07

  53. lovely thoughts and pics

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    October 1, 2012 at 05:07

  54. These are beautiful! He looks like such a happy dog!

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    October 1, 2012 at 05:12

  55. Three great pieces of advice. What a good looking dog–he’s a real beauty. Mickie 🙂

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    October 1, 2012 at 07:40

  56. What a great piece of advice! Your dogs always know what to do!

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    October 1, 2012 at 10:01

  57. very energetic 🙂

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    October 1, 2012 at 10:12

  58. Wise advice, Oscar! Words to live by..

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    October 1, 2012 at 14:52

  59. dogs are such wonderful creatures … watching them swim is a delight

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    October 1, 2012 at 16:28

  60. True, if we follow these rules we will swim in joy. Thank you Oscar.:)

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    October 1, 2012 at 18:42

  61. hello, ms. lady fi… oh, Oscar sprints and jumps so beautifully. and your cam is so adept, ahaha. thank you also for this –

    “You’ve got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.” — Ray Bradbury

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    October 2, 2012 at 09:34

  62. Oscar is right! 🙂

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    October 2, 2012 at 17:22

  63. That is grand advice Oscar!

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    October 2, 2012 at 22:45

  64. Jim

    Oscar for Prime Minister! That’s all!

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    October 3, 2012 at 23:52

  65. oscar is a cutie!

    adorable shots as well.

    xx

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    October 4, 2012 at 17:19

  66. I subscribe to the Church of Oscar!

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    October 4, 2012 at 19:08

  67. Oscar knows how to live each day to the fullest! Lovely photos! 🙂

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    October 5, 2012 at 03:29

  68. Zuzana

    I truly like Oscar’s philosophy, it resembles my won.;) Lovely images as always.;) I am back online after my blog break, trying to catch up.;)
    xoxo

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    October 5, 2012 at 15:07

  69. His first piece of advice is the BEST!!!!!!

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    October 5, 2012 at 22:13

  70. absolutely wonderful advice 🙂

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    October 6, 2012 at 00:31

  71. Great advice! Oscar is one smart dog!

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    October 7, 2012 at 19:46

  72. Joie de vivre – in pictures

    Beautiful. Lovely work wih the camera and the presentation is top class

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    October 8, 2012 at 10:04

  73. omg i ove dogs..i have one too, he’s a joy for the family

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    November 2, 2012 at 13:17

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