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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Loved ones, Molly Bloom and Kay Merkel Boruff

You know my two-legs… she’s always gallivanting. Well, okay, not that often…apart from work every day… but it feels like it sometimes. Anyway, she’s home now, for ages, she says. With Christmas coming, that is good news for me! I … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Small blessings, Jordis Fasheh and Luna Gracie

Some things fall into your day as soft and fragile as a snowflake, filling it with joy. Some are warm as a ray of sunshine or as comforting as a pair of arms that hold you close when the world … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Search and rescue, Munros and Ben

As soon as winter comes, I have to be on search and rescue duty. I am one of the lucky ones… I only have to rescue abandoned toys from the garden. Some dogs have to climb mountains and look for … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Romance, Anne Copeland and the Christmas Trees

She keeps looking up at the mistletoe when we are out for our walks and sighing a bit. When I asked her why, she said that when she was younger, the mistletoe was one of the first bits of Christmas … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Just chilling with a story from A. C. Flory

I’m not going to say a word today…’cause I’m just going to curl up with a story… Christmas is a good time for stories… The Christmas Roast A. C. Flory aka Meeks Christmas was supposed to be a time of … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Letters, Darlene Foster and Dot

We haven’t had any Christmas cards yet. We don’t get many except the ones we get by email, The two-legs says there used to be loads of them when the boys were at home, and she’d have to make a … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Accidents, Jennie Fitzkee and Rex the labrador

Mentioning the turkey epsode was a bad idea. It brought back all the memories of my little ‘accidents’ over the years. I pleade ignorance… I was young. How was I to know she wanted the turkey when she just left … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Talking Turkey with D. Wallace Peach

I always hate this bit. With all the nice things to eat that you two-legses will be making for Christmas, and the whole spirit of sharing, Christmas can be a wonderful time for pets. Trouble is, most of the things … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Diets, Di and Maggie’s letter

She’s threatening to put me on a diet. Just before Christmas! She says I’m getting old and fat…well, she should know all about that! And if she even thinks about mentioning my rear end…well..! Too many treats, she says, and … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Rationing, Roberta Eaton and a child’s Christmas in wartime

Christmas has been around a while. Much longer than me… and even longer than her! I mean, I knew that, ’cause we four-legses have been around for a long time too… and we have the stories from the Long Memory … Continue reading

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