Happy Valentine’s Day, everybuddy! Are you all ready for the big Valentine’s Pawty?
There’s gonna be all sorts of fun stuff to do. You can vote for King and Queen, get some kisses at the Kissing Booths, buy Yummers for your Sweetie, and purchase tickets for super great raffle prizes. And remember that all the pawceeds go to help our sweet Dog Foster Mom builds a fence for her foster doggies.
I’m all dressed up and ready to go. Just waiting on the limo. Do you thinks my super handsome date Casey will like my new outfit? I hope so!
Now, there’s something else very much special going on today that I’m going to lets my mom tell you about. Take it away, mom!
Today, we’re proud to participate in Blogville’s Pillars of Strength for K.
When I discovered Romping and Rolling in the Rockies, I was immediately enchanted with their lives. Yes, we live in Colorado. But KB and her two pups, K & R, are living the Colorado DREAM. Hiking, biking, running. Having encounters with amazing wildlife. Breathing in the spectacular beauty that lies just out their back door. Even though KB has back problems and K had to have one of her toes amputated not long ago, they unabashedly embrace life and the magical world they live in. It seemed to me as though they were charmed.
That’s why the recent news that 7 year-old K has osteosarcoma took my breath away. My heart aches for KB as she deals with the reality of this diagnosis in her heart-dog. Yet, just like all the other challenges that have come their way, they are facing this with boundless grace and an unwavering determination to take each day as it comes and enjoy it to the fullest. I feel truly honored and blessed that they are allowing us to join them on their journey; and my sincere wish on this Valentine’s Day is that they can feel the love, hope, and strength being carried to them from all corners of the world.
Look to this day
for it is life.
The very life of life.
In its brief course lie all
the realities and truths of existence
the joy of growth
the splendour of action
the glory of power.
For yesterday is but a memory
and tomorrow is only a vision.
But today well lived
makes every yesterday
a memory of happiness
and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well, therefore, to this day!
– Ancient Sanskrit Poem