Category Archives: Sharon Joss

Solstice 2019: As Darkness Fades?

Solstice is upon us; a return of the sun, the light, and better days ahead. An annual event so important to humankind, it’s been marked and celebrated globally since before the written word: it’s practically instinctive. It’s a time to … Continue reading

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Sunday Puppy Pix Fix & The Puppy Love Paradox

The pup I adopted in June is now 16 months old. Merlin has adjusted pretty well to his new life, as have I. We have a regular schedule that he can depend on, regular meals, daily playtime, walkies, games, baths, … Continue reading

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Old Habits Die Hard: Remembering Good Old Days

A friend of mine reposted about a writing contest sponsored by Dream Foundry the other day. As I always do, I pulled up the link to see if the theme parameters were something that matched a story I’d already written … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Puppy Pix Fix

In the seven weeks he’s been living with me, young Merlin has gone from 20.5 pounds (per the vet’s scale) to a whopping 23.6 pounds. He’s filling in and his bones no longer stand out, but he’s still ‘quite lean’, … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer Return

Behold! Introducing Merlin the light-footed, or He of the Beguiling Eyes. Also known as Prince Snugglepup, and That’s Not For You. Once again, I have a dog at my side. A miniature version of my favorite breed, the Australian Shepherd. … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem: Take a Hike

Great day for a hike this weekend. Temps in the 70s, and birds are everywhere you look; the gorgeous greens of Oregon are at their lushest best in the springtime. I went out to Cooper Mountain Nature Park this morning … Continue reading

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Earworm Day

Sigh. Paul McCartney was right, all those years ago. I never believed it would actually happen, but there it is, and I just can’t get that music out of my head. To celebrate, here’s a story I wrote on my birthday … Continue reading

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