Come Join the Dance

The band struck up a joyful tune With beat lively and fast; “Come join in, the host proclaim,” “We’ll party and have a blast!” But some of the guests ignored his words; Others just stood around. A few joined in the circle; Many were by fear so bound.   The band played a more gentleContinue reading “Come Join the Dance”

Powerful People

As Mr. Trump debates whether he will keep the US in the Paris Accord, I have this thought: We are powerful people. We can choose for ourselves: Will we give in to control? Or will we stand on our own? We can decide what is right; No one ever does that for us. Thoughts, feelings,Continue reading “Powerful People”

True Nobility

I found this story on: Nearly $30,000 Raised for Homeless Man Who Helped Manchester Arena Attack Victims I chose excerpts to highlight something good that is coming out of a tragedy: A homeless man who was hailed as a hero after coming to the aid of the wounded as they fled the Manchester Arena following Monday’s deadlyContinue reading “True Nobility”

The Adolescence of Puppyhood

Just as humans go through stages in the process of growing up, so do puppies.  Here are some attitudes you might recognize: “Yeah, I heard you call me, but I’m busy tearing this up!” “I know what ‘sit’ means, but do I have to, just because you said so????” “Heckling the cat is soooo muchContinue reading “The Adolescence of Puppyhood”

For the Politically Minded

I limit the amount of politicizing I do on Lifehelps. When I am in the mood for speaking out on this complex, often perplexing and frustrating subject, I put a post on http://patriotsvoiceblog.wordpress.com   Not to worry, my views are eclectic rather than very far left or right, although it is fair to warn youContinue reading “For the Politically Minded”

Update on Felicia

I learned a lot from my experience with this precious dog. She had to return to the Humane Association because she was too agrressive for my home and neighborhood. By the time I took her back, she had threatened a 4-year-old child and killed my cockatiel.  She was already in “Last Chance Saloon” for chasingContinue reading “Update on Felicia”