Once upon a time: A story about a dog and an artist

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Once upon a time, I was a house/dog sitter. When folks with animals traveled out of town, they contacted me to stay at their place and take care of their animals.

One of my clients was a woman with a dog named, Lina. I loved when Lina’s owner went out of town, because Lina was one of my favorite pooches to visit.

Lina and I became very close. When Lina’s Mom was given an opportunity to relocate to Massachusetts for work/school, she asked me if I wanted to adopt her. I literally jumped at the chance, and Lina became MY Lina.

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Project 366: Day 133

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Yesterday, Joe’s school had their Spring Festival. In an effort to raise money for the school, the classes worked together on an art project for a silent auction. Though my bid was not high, I was the highest bidder. I’m sorry the creation did not make more money for the school, but I am thrilled to have this piece for our house.

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Plain Jane Gets the Stud

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“Do you remember, when we met? That’s the day, I knew you were my pet. I wanna tell you how much I love you.” So begins the song Sea of Love, written by Phil Phillips.

The song is on my mind for two reasons. First, Val Erde created a beautiful graphic painting titled, “Sea Love“, and she is sharing it with her readers. Second, today my husband and I are celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary. Between the Sea Love painting and the Sea of Love song, I am in a wonderful place.

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