Friday, December 17, 2010

* Staying Busy & Looking for Joy *

“The key to success is often the ability to adapt.” -- Unknown
"Believe in love. Believe in magic. Believe in Santa Claus. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don't, who will?" -- Jon Bon Jovi

"Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends." ~Margaret Thatcher

(All photos taken by Becky Dec. 2010)

I'm trying to stay as busy as possible, so I don't have time to sit around and miss Tiger Girl too much. It gets a little better every day, until something happens to trigger a specific memory. I know we did the right thing and she's in a better place....but that doesn't stop me from missing her constant presence. 
I hope to get back to my "normal" self post often, to write again, to not have an ache in my heart.

"Dogs are miracles with paws." ~Attributed to Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy


  1. Glad you felt like posting. Yes, staying busy and looking for joy, it's the best thing you can do! hugs!

  2. Dogs are miracles with paws - I love that.


  3. Becky, I know there's nothing I can say to make this better. I wish I could give you a hug in person.

    Take care,


  4. Hi Becky...Was so glad to see your post. I have been thinking of you. That's good to keep busy. Feel the feelings and treasure the memories. Take care and know people are thinking of you in a special way. I am, for sure. Susan

  5. Dogs ARE indeed miracles with paws. Keeping yourself busy is a good thing. When you're busy, you're blogging(yeah for us) and perhaps you're working on your book... With time it does get better.

  6. I know Becky, it's so hard to adjust to the loss. Take care.

  7. Smart bird. The only critter that figured that out at our feeder was a squirrel.

    Time doesn't always stop the missing, but it can help ease the hurt.

  8. Allow happy memories of Tiger to linger and sad ones to depart. Have a good day.

  9. Hugs to you, Becky. Healing takes time. You'll get there. Wishing you much joy in this season.

  10. Very inspiring photos and quotes going on here. I read your last post about your dog and am sorry for your loss ... Pets are so special, they have such a way of touching our lives.

  11. Hi Becky. I'm sorry I haven't been around much lately - migraines and December. Aggh.

    What a happy and joyous post. Thank you!

  12. Hi Becky!

    I'm glad that you are feeling better. You did do the right thing. I waited a few days too long, and swore to myself that I will never do that again.

    I love the photo of the bird getting the top off of his feeder to get to the good stuff.

    Have a great weekend!


  13. It's going to take awhile, for sure. It's good to "see" you, though, and I'm glad you are feeling somewhat better...well enough to post, at least.

    Keep on keepin' busy. That seems like a good plan...



  14. Wish I could hug you in real life too, but for now I'll send you many many virtual hugs!

  15. Nothing like a holiday to keep busy and make others happy. Have a happy one!


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