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Jul 18, 2023Liked by Sarai Mitnick

Lucinda is beautiful β€” enjoy!

Re Nick Cave’s advice, I agree that calamities are a call to growth, and we can choose to answer that call. However, we do need to acknowledge that in some cases we, and others, can be destroyed by a tragedy through no fault of our own. Compassion calls us to acknowledge our weaknesses and failures to overcome some tragedies.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by Sarai Mitnick

Hi Sarai, I loved your Post today; full of totally random thoughts & your absolutely beautiful Girl, Lucinda. She is so very precious & she will be your "Best Mate" ( Aussie Term for Best Friend) for the rest of her life. May Lucinda have a very long & happy life with you & your Family. I'm also looking for a Dog of my own. Since my son passed almost 4 months ago, I've been feeling particularly lonely & this is the first time in my whole life, that I've been without a Dog. My Landlady has told me that I'm only allowed to have a small breed of Dog because I only have a very small living space. Anyway, hopefully, I will find my new Little Best Mate before long. Please give Lucinda a Big Hug from me way down here in Australia. Warmest Regards, Zoe πŸ™‚ πŸ•πŸ•

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Jul 22, 2023Liked by Sarai Mitnick

Congratulations on adding Lucinda to your family. She looks so sweet. Enjoy the focus a dog brings.

I’m visiting my daughter & will be sure to rub her dog’s tummy. He’s a great dog.

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Jul 19, 2023Liked by Sarai Mitnick

Lucinda is a sweetie!

And yes, a life tragedy or calamity changes one's life. They call for really digging down to the basics, and to ignore them is a tragedy in itself.

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What a cute pup!!! And thank you for the link to the Toast skirt - I’m thinking that style of embroidery would like great on a peasant-style blouse and am full of ideas now!

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by Sarai Mitnick

Lucy is a a beautiful dog Enjoy your time with her.

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Hi, a Quick question - the Toast skirt you linked to is described as "crimped cotton". Do you know an outlet for this type of 'crimp'? I'm not familiar - it looks like an old school tea towel type of fabric. One of the reviewers describes how much she likes the way it moves with her, so your nudge about embroidery ideas and the review leads me to be interested in this as a possible fabric for future summer stuff. Love - Love - love your updates, what a beauty your puppy is. Enjoy and many thanks!

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From what I remember the 'alpha male' is a wrong term and was used when watching and recording different groups of wolves brought together. I don't think it appears/happens in family groups. Dog psychology is fascinating and they are so tuned into body language even resulting in learning something we didn't want them to learn! Enjoy your pup! I've always had collies and they can be hard work but so rewarding that I can't imagine ever having any other breed!

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