After dog sitting for a week, I have learned a few things.

  • Comfort for you is different from the comfort the dog has because it is hard to get up when you have a dog curled up on your lap dead asleep.
  • There are two kinds of hungry. I’ll eat my food hungry and I want what you are having hungry, the latter usually occurs after the refusal of the former.
  • To get a lazy dog off the couch, pretend to sneak out.
  • Dogs know a lot of words, but don’t know how to use theirs based on the blank stare when asked for the third time, “What do you want?”
  • White dogs will gravitate to the dirtiest puddle.
  • Dogs are funny.
  • There is unconditional love in the world.

What did Charlie Brown say? Happiness is a warm dog?

You got that right, Chuck.


Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

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Thursday Thoughts: Don’t let sleeping dogs lie.

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