Life With Lucy

What is LOVE?

I really do believe the word love has been hijacked. Love means so much more to me than how our culture uses the word. Like the 5 love……

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Lucy the Traveler

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Saint Augustine
When the pandemic started I hated the idea of sitting at home in front of a computer. I decided to hit the road. I made one trip to the beaches of Florida, but I spent a lot of time…..

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Failure is not Fatal

I really wrote a book  about my dog. Like most books, I am writing it over, and have been inspired to write it in her voice, not mine. I am amazed

Life With Lucy

Salute to Dog Owners

I salute all of you who take on the responsibility of dog ownership. I have great respect for what you do to provide for them. I have great respect for the love you have for them. May God continue to bless you with the love and resources to provide great lives for your dogs.

Life With Lucy


On the second day I had Lucy I took this picture. She was studying my every move. Analyzing me like Jack Russells do. Their mind works continuously. They have to be on task. Everyone has an idea of what heaven is like……..

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Sweet and Sour

I took the opportunity of Thanksgiving to reflect on all the good in my life, and my mind drifted to bucket list checkoffs. Some of them are still on my list, and some of those may never be accomplished. But no matter what I accomplish with the rest of my life, I cannot imagine any greater joy than…..

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Freedom is Worth It

I came home to find Lucy had destroyed the pen….

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Can We Not Fight?

In today’s world I think of Lucy often. I think she knew what was going to happen in 2020 and decided she didn’t want to be a part of it. I see people polarized, unable to talk to each other without their blood pressure going up, and name calling and anger being the rule of the day. All Lucy wanted was to see people smile. She was my refuge from

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What is a true friend?

I had a guy tell me a long time ago that if you came to the end of your life and had one true friend, then you were lucky. I did not believe him. I thought I would have a bunch. I don’t have a bunch. So my encouragement