Showing posts from January, 2012

Celebrate Your Love!

 When my day seems dreary, with rain soon to follow. When the pit of my stomach feels lonely and hollow. When the plans I have made, seem to turn against me. Your strong loving arms are a safe place to be. You let me snuggle, all toasty and warm. You build me a haven away from life's storm.           Author Unknown I put together this little collection in honour of a relationship I could not live without. Do you have someone wonderful in your life?  Someone you thank your lucky stars for everyday?  I am one of those fortunate people.  For all the cards, the letters, the dates we've been on, the kisses, the flowers, the hugs, the gifts, the road trips, our home, our family, and for all the promises of a future we have yet to share - Thank-you.

Our Ginger

Our beautiful German Shepard, Husky cross passed away just before New Year's.  Ginger was 14 years old, and was, everyone agreed, the best dog anyone could ask for.  While living in Rainbow Lake, before we had children, we had two cats when this adorable little pup came onto our radar.  Neither of could refuse, and for the next year or so, I spent a great deal of my time learning how to train, and training my dog.  It paid off.  She was extremely well behaved, and while remaining instinctive about people, treated everyone with due respect.  She travelled with us, camped with us, slept under our feet during movies, went for long walks, and generally impressed anyone we met.  I especially loved combing her fur, playing frisbee with her, and kissing the wee black spots on her white muzzle. A few years after we adopted Ginger, we moved to a very busy corner in the city of Lloydminster, and decided it would be best if she went to live on the family farm in Theodore.  She quickly took to