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The Weekly Bleat: Maud Update #2

Many of you have been interested in our dog, Maud, and her recovery since she became ill a few weeks ago.  After being rushed to the emergency vet due to bleeding from her mouth, etc. and spending nearly a week at the vet clinic secondary to very, very low platelet levels and red blood cell count, she was diagnosed with immune-mediated […]

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The Weekly Bleat: Remembering Maine and Edna St. Vincent Millay

I would like to dedicate this post to my husband’s 102 year-old grandfather.  He is affectionately known as “Bump” or “Bumpy” to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, because he always bumped foreheads to say goodnight when tucking them into bed at the family’s summer retreat in Maine.  “Camp,” as this summer place is lovingly called, has been an important part of […]

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Hope

Hope Is The Thing With Feathers ~Emily Dickinson Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I’ve  heard it in the […]

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