“If you have dogs, don’t hang cookies on your Christmas Tree, and other funny “tails”……

The Roses and Thorns of Life

I think it’s the Mercury Retrograde…..I feel like Charles Dickens…..remembering Christmases past……

Many of my Christmases involve calamities of one kind or another……usually pertaining to trees.

One of my first Christmases in my home involved, of course, getting a big tree.   That was before my experienced wisdom evolved.   A loud crash came from the room….broken ornaments scattered across the floor.  A decapitated fox, raccoon, and other maimed woodland beings lay forlornly  amongst the accident site.  From that Christmas on, we always tied our tree to a hook in the ceiling.   

Then there was the Christmas I wanted that homespun, primitive style feel to our tree.   I hung real gingerbread cookies on the branches.   We had two teeny toy poodles.   The next morning, we awoke to a gingerbread massacre.   The gingerbread men on the lower branches had been obliterated to crumbs.   Those higher up, (about the height a toy poodle…

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Animal Communication “It’s the little details that matter most”

The Roses and Thorns of Life

Animal communication is a subject that garners snickers, laughs, and misunderstanding from most.  I see so many who profess to work as animal communicators.   Their sessions are similar……  he sees you crying.  He likeswhere you placed his urn.    He is waiting at the Bridge.  You get where I am going with this………

It is easy to string a few applicable statements together that fit the mold of most grieving pet parents; just as it is easy to work as a medium in the art of cold readings.

What sets an animal communicator apart is in the little details.    It is that one sentence that strikes a chord with the owner; that one thing no one would know unless they had a camera aimed toward their living room.   It is those quiet moments when certain baby talk or loving routines are repeated, day in and day…

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“Tell the Angels One Cookie in the Morning”

The Roses and Thorns of Life

My little mouse, Miss Charlotte Bumbles, crossed last night.   She was fine yesterday, she ate, she played, she came to greet me with her ever smiling face….

I went in to give her her bedtime cookie and no whiskered face greeted me at the cage door……. I knew.

Such a gentle girl……

Such a short life……..

Such an everlasting sorrow in my heart.

I think she has a smile on her face…..a peaceful death.   What she deserved ♥

“Tell the Angels ……One cookie in the morning, and one before bed.”




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