Sometime Mommies Cry

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What does it mean to have a fulfilling day: Laugh, Cry, think... Jim Valvano talking about life at shelter

Today lets start with a word from a basketball coach:"If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special."  That is from Jim Valvano, a college coach that died of cancer.If  you are a sports fan you probably know the story and know the quote.  Why is it in a blog about shelter dogs reflection on life?...more

The Gift of Dynamite

 It gets me every time.I don't know exactly why. Maybe it's the way he's so earnest and concentrated.Maybe it's because it is such a bizarre and true act of friendship.Maybe it's because it's such a statement. Every time.He dances, I cry....more

Young Man...

“Young man, I was once in your shoes. I said, I was down and out with the blues.”    ...more

Donate to my debt relief in exchange for fresh jam of your choice

I am encouraging you all to take a look at both my blog and twitter ( to get an idea of my situation for the past week before commenting negatively on this. I am involved in a dire financial situation due to an evil ex roommate and her boyfriend, and as an out of state student if I lose my apartment I have no where to go. ...more