Oh Chihuahua

“I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.~ Erin Van Vuren

We all got new coats for Christmas. Santa Julien was very generous as usual. No one gets left out. Somehow I don’t think the kids took a fancy to their new Doggy snow suits with arms and legs.

I thought they looked wonderful and fit great. But once we suited them up; they wouldn’t even budge. You’d think by looking at them they just wanted to die.

Oh little chihuahua’s, it’s  not so difficult is it?

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Harrowing Fields


To set the harrowing field

The implement for breaking up 

Of old ways; an old soil to be reclaimed;

It’s smoothing out of the surface

Of new things brought forth. 
In this way it is distinct 

Harrowing has its effect, like a plough 

That is used for deep tillage

Harrowing the field. 

It is the making over of a rough finish; 

The purpose is to break up clods,

Remaking lumps of soil 

To provide a finer finish, 

A better structure,

Suitable for the greater good. 
It it a removing of the weeds

It is Planting and replanting,

Covering the seed

And the sowing. 
Like a pupil or apprentice 

A seedbed to be prepared, 

Learning instead of disturbing, 

Teaching instead of distracting. 
A harrowing is not to wound, 

But meant to endure change,

A feeling not without a cause,

It is for growing and not for defeating 

And the willingness 

To never settle for less.