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Local Color in the Neighborhood

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Plinius on Saturday. 24 Replies

It's getting on toward peak color season here on the North Coast.  I'm lucky enough to have some truly beautiful examples of it literally right outside my door and a short walk around.  So I thought I'd break out the Olympus and record some…Continue

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Optical Illusions

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Comment by Joan Denoo on June 12, 2014 at 7:51am

Mindy, very sad news about Molly. I am so sorry. 

Patricia, I love the name, Purr-Dee! Sorry to learn of her decline.

On the other end of the life-cycle, Randall, your Molly grows into adulthood chasing butterflies. The circle of birth, development, decline and death occurs throughout time bringing joy and sorrow. My thoughts are with each of you today. 

Cary's photo of the Peace rose in his garden taken June 10, 2014. 

Comment by Randall Smith on June 12, 2014 at 7:26am

Mindy, reading about your Molly makes me want to love my Molly more. She's a one year old mastiff (mostly). Loves to chase butterflies. Sure am sorry about your dog and your sadness.

Comment by booklover on June 12, 2014 at 5:32am

Thanks Chris. :)  She's been spoiled rotten since the day she was born, so we know she's had the best life a dog could have.  We're doing our best to make every day count now, but I know one day very soon it won't be in her best interest to keep her here.  I don't want her to suffer.  She does have some pretty good times during the day.  It's a fine line to walk.  I don't want to be selfish or see her suffer. :*(

Comment by Plinius on June 12, 2014 at 1:06am

Poor Molly! I hope you can give her some good times while saying good-bye.

Comment by booklover on June 11, 2014 at 6:43pm
Yes, we knew she wasn't herself, but had no clue she had cancer until today.
I'm sorry about your Purr-Dee.
Comment by Patricia on June 11, 2014 at 6:21pm

Yes, I remember your mentioning it a couple of times.

I realize my Purr-Dee is going downhill too, so I know it's coming, like it or not.

Comment by booklover on June 11, 2014 at 6:06pm
Thanks Patricia, it's hard, but I think I accepted it a few months ago. She hasn't been herself since before xmas.
Comment by Patricia on June 11, 2014 at 5:22pm

Not great news.... poor puppy!

Comment by booklover on June 11, 2014 at 4:46pm
The mobile vet just left, and our dog Molly has jaw cancer, and has lost 12 lbs.:(. She hasn't been herself for 6 months. Just going to keep her as comfortable as possible until she has more bad than good times. This is the first dog we have ever had, and it will be our last. She's a Black Lab, and Labs are such sweethearts. <3
Comment by Patricia on June 11, 2014 at 1:49pm

I like that one Melinda!

 

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