Working from home this week, trying to re-establish the rhythm of my life.
I have a photo of Marilyn above my home office desk and more than once I simply sat and looked at it. More than once I just sat and wept.
Feeling miserable, about to call for help I saw my friend Jim Harris pull up in his battered white Toyota pickup. I didn’t see his dog Cody, but he did have a passenger:
This is ‘Tag‘ and he’s an English Shepherd.
This unbridled bundle of joy was just what I needed to see. Life literally ‘springing up‘ – right into my face, licking me and biting at my beard. I literally laughed out loud and my heart rose up like a flower after a storm.
I hear you Didi. I hear you and see you everywhere.
Update – August 2nd, 2010
Here’s the one we adopted: Dozer