Sally’s Story

So fellow travelers, today I’m taking a break from my own“ memoirs of a pandemic year” to honor a very special team of women and one very lucky dog. This is Sally.  On March 8th, sweet Sally  succumbed to congestive heart failure. This is her story, shared with permission of all the amazing earth angels …

Deborah H Rahalski

Kane Mountain

So fellow travelers, this happened today ! Ms Delilah about to summit her first ADX mountain When we set out this morning, our intended destination was Caroga Lake State Park. I didn’t plan on tackling the Fire Tower trail at Kane Mountain but much to my surprise, after driving two hours to reach Caroga Lake, …

Deborah H Rahalski

Home and Back Again

So fellow travelers, fueled by a good strong cup of coffee to remedy jet lag from yesterday’s return trip,  my morning meditation by our pond stirred up mixed emotions swirling like fish gliding in and out of the water lily leaves. ~ Sudden flash of gold Revealing hidden darkness Morning Reflections ~ Oppressive heat and …

Deborah H Rahalski

Content

So fellow travelers, it is a gloriously lazy Sunday afternoon. A graceful breeze wafts down from the pine clad sides of Powell Butte tickling a gentle song from the sparrows in my daughter’s yard. Bird song and after effects of a hearty brunch have cast a spell upon us. Ceiling fans spin as dogs snore …

Deborah H Rahalski

Deborah H Rahalski

Fading West*

So fellow travelers, a friend who reads my blog posts commented on the line I used at the end of a recent entry. Their point was well taken. “Nothing in (my) life would ever be the same” is indeed a rather sweeping claim. Being aware of the hyperbolic aura it casts, I did not use …

Deborah H Rahalski

Push to the Finish Line

So fellow travelers, returning home from the Verdi road trip I received an enthusiastic greeting from my devoted trail companion Ms Delilah Granted I am blessed to be greeted in a similar manner when I come in from a trip to the grocery store. A greeting shorter in duration with less yapping perhaps, but just …

Deborah H Rahalski

The Final Disappearing Act

As a rescue volunteer, stories like Merlin’s always touch my soul. That he had a second chance is a gift granted by special people. I hope Dianes post inspires others to give another dog a second chance.

Deborah H Rahalski

Deborah H Rahalski

Deborah H Rahalski