Category Archives: Family & Friends

Libby’s View of a Walk to the Park (Libby-cam)

The other day I attached a GoPro camera to Libby’s collar before taking her and Molly on a walk to the park. This clip is us starting the wlk from our house to the Haagse Bos (a large park in … Continue reading

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My Philosophy

“Each day I strive to live my life more simply, to long for nothing more than something to eat and drink, the joy of companionship, and a comfortable place to rest.  For me, it’s an effort; for my dogs, it’s … Continue reading

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The Geographical Bachelor

As I write this, I am sitting in my house in the Netherlands.  I am pondering my Navy career and what it has meant.  I think of what I have accomplished.  I think of the people I helped and mentored … Continue reading

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A Working Dog Poem

God Summoned a Beast from the Field And He said, Behold man, created in My image. Therefore, adore him. You shall protect him in the wilderness, shepherd his flocks, watch over his children, accompany him wherever he may go; even … Continue reading

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The Digital Age and Family

As I write this, I am already late in getting ready for work, so I’ll simply type a few thoughts to scratch the surface of the topic. We have come a long way.  In days past, families lived together and … Continue reading

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Donate a Bag of Dog Food to a Shelter

I just found this cool website,, where you can purchase dog food and for every bag you buy, they will donate a bag of dog food to a shelter.  Cool, huh?

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The Magic is Gone

Rain and warmer temperatures cause the once beautiful snow on the ground to melt away (sigh).  I love the snow and it was certainly a favorite for Stan, but now it’s on its way out and we return to the all-too-familiar … Continue reading

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Stan in the Haagse Bos

Diggin’ it! As it turns out, Stan absolutely loves the snow. Playing in it, eating it, rolling in it, or just plain lying around in it. It doesn’t seem to matter what he does in the snow, if he’s in … Continue reading

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