Thursday, January 10, 2019

Snow in Kansas--Always Gorgeous

Snow on a chair

Snow covered Fruit tree mtodd

All pics from MTODD..  "Fine art in the flint hills"
CLICK ON PICS TO VIEW LARGE

mary todd SNOW

Tree snow rocks......mtodd

chicken in the snow mary todd

Friday, December 14, 2018

Heh... it's not the size of the dog...



Pet Chihuahua Tries To Protect Owner In Pennsylvania Bear Attack


MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS/AP) — A Pennsylvania woman and her dog — ironically named Bear — are recovering after a bear attacked the woman outsider of her home and dragged her more than 80 yards.

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/12/13/pet-chihuahua-tries-to-protect-owner-in-pennsylvania-bear-attack/


Here's a crime-fighting chihuahua

http://marysbeagooddogblog.blogspot.com/2011/07/paco-chihuahua-crime-fighting-superdog.html?m=1


And here's the sweetest Chihuahuas of all time ...


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Canadian Lynx and AMAZING big paws

Canadian lynx


Just
Beyond beautiful.

Muh Paws










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Friday, December 7, 2018

the sound of the wind on mars


Sound  from another panet come ing into your ear canal for the first time.

that a long crazy trip for those air waves frequencies quantum waveybumps bumpercar racing atomic polarity movements of space and time

relatively speaking


https://youtu.be/yT50Q_Zbf3s


https://www.newsweek.com/nasa-wind-mars-sound-insight-listen-video-audio-1249864



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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Dog Show: National day of longing

.....They just said that a bloodhound can smell a human based on one skin cell .  1 Skin cell!!!
 one skin cell...


I am watching it, and I'm looking at the Irish wolfhound. Here's a past post:




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Large Irish Wolfhound
Poster Below

Sweetest Irish WolfHounds. I heard a story, maybe you have already heard it.
So Perfect.

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"Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog's owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle.


I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. I told the family we couldn't do anything for Belker, and offered to perform the euthanasia procedure for the old dog in their home.

As we made arrangements, Ron and Lisa told me they thought it would be good for six-year-old Shane to observe the procedure. They felt as though Shane might learn something from the experience.

The next day, I felt the familiar catch in my throat as Belker 's family surrounded him. Shane seemed so calm, petting the old dog for the last time, that I wondered if he understood what was going on. Within a few minutes, Belker slipped peacefully away.

The little boy seemed to accept Belker's transition without any difficulty or confusion. We sat together for a while after Belker's Death, wondering aloud about the sad fact that animal lives are shorter than human lives.
Shane, who had been listening quietly, piped up, ''I know why.''

Startled, we all turned to him. What came out of his mouth next stunned me. I'd never heard a more comforting explanation. It has changed the way I try and live.

He said,''People are born so that they can learn how to live a good life -- like loving everybody all the time and being nice, right?''
The Six-year-old continued,''Well, dogs already know how to do that, so they don't have to stay as long.''

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Live simply.
Love generously.
Care deeply.
Speak kindly.

More like that here
http://marysbeagooddogblog.blogspot.com/2015/12/denali-metaphors-love-and-life.html

Remember, if a dog was the teacher you would learn things like:



When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure Ecstasy.
Take naps.
Stretch before rising.
Run, romp, and play daily.
Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

On warm days, stop to lie on your back on the grass.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.

When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
Be loyal.
Never pretend to be something you're not.
If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

When someone is having a bad day,
be silent, sit close by, and nuzzle them gently.

Irish Wolfhound
click: from the calendar

Irish wolfhound

"I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?"
(Sir Walter Scott)

Irish Wolfhound Poster
More Dogs HERE and HERE

Sweetest Irish Wolfhounds:



Irish Wolfhound painting for sale HERE
along with Irish wolfhound and westie art:
White Irish Wolfhounds and Puppies


The new calendar: here
look at the cover:!



Loyal dog stories here



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Dog rescue here

Poignancy Warning...sadness









Monday, November 12, 2018

Gone Now


c h i l i   takes  a   s t r e t c h 

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more Chili HERE







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