One Woman: The Gatekeeper

One Woman: The Gatekeeper

Saturday was already a busy day, but since I remembered that a nearby kennel was having a two-hour free play time in their dog park each Saturday during the summer, and since Tilly and I have gotten very little walking in recently because of the extreme heat, I...
Forward and Backward

Forward and Backward

Forward and backward, forward and backward. I pushed the carpet shampooer forward and backward as I cleaned the rugs in my living room and hallway. With a dog in the house, my mom thought I needed to have my own Bissell hot water cleaner, so she bought it for me as a...
Water Cycles

Water Cycles

  I used to like to take showers. When I would wake up in the morning, the water would tap me alive again. When I would finish a run, the water would massage my tired muscles. When I would come in from the garden, the water just washed and rinsed and carried away the...