Daisy’s Birthday

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Daisy turns eight today. That feisty, thick-headed, stubborn puppy has turned into the best dog anyone could ask for. She’s a gentle friend to all she meets.

From Mary Oliver’s “The Sweetness of Dogs” (Dog Songs):

For Daisy and Frank who share a special bond:

. . . how grateful I am for the moon’s
perfect beauty and also, oh! how rich
it is to love the world. Percy, meanwhile,
leans against me and gazes up into
my face. As though I were just as wonderful
as the perfect moon.

 

 

 

About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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