It is highly likely that this blog will resonate with many of you; at least I hope it does. Many of us have spent Thanksgiving, Christmas (insert your own religious holiday here), and/or New Year's Eve with some semblance of family members. I have always said that it can be easier to be kind and forgiving toward total strangers than it can with our own nuclear family members. I guess that isn't such a crazy concept, is it? We may only see that stranger in need once in a lifetime, while we play our assigned and pre-determined roles within our families with just a touch of a button (that someone wittingly or unwittingly pushes, right?). Throughout these last couple of months, I have noticed that even though our two Labs (Kirby and L.C.) live with us and are considered immediate family, they don't necessarily have that lack of patience that we, as humans, have with one another. I suppose they somehow know on which side their bread is buttered, but I also believe they lead a simpler life and take life at face value. There aren't the complications that we humans bring into the mix, even if/when we do it inadvertently. Here goes:
Season's greetings to all, and thanks for reading my posts in 2023!
May your days be merry and bright!