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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Better to burn out than to fade away...

Summer has arrived all at once here. Every wildflower seems to be blooming now, even the ones that normally don't bloom until August. I think that the heat and drought is causing all the animals and plants to move their schedules earlier.
After romping in very cool weather yesterday, K was a little "off" today. Perhaps it was the return of the heat. We're in contact with her oncologist who wants to take a wait and see approach. I was happy to see that K wanted to run around during our morning hike.
It also didn't stop her from glowing in the morning sun.
I might not have time to post over the next few days. Please don't worry if we are quiet. I promise to post if anything changes with our amazing girl.

"Better to burn out than to fade away..." Neil Young. K lives by that motto so we'll keep having fun.


  1. You'll be happy to know as SOON as I saw the subject line, I started singing the tune!

    Thanks for the earworm!

    Thanks for the Potential MIA warning!

  2. I love the song quote. And the last picture of K is just stunning

  3. Those words fit K so well, and will wait for your next post. Flowers, summer heat, mountains ever in the background. Cheers from Jean

  4. We love Neil Young! You picked an excellent song too!

    Hang in there and have an awesome weekend. Get in lot's of snuggling and ton's of lovin!

    Lily Belle

  5. Happy Weekend to you all and a special smooch for K.



  6. You planted quite an ear bug! Off to listen to Neil on the TURNTABLE!

  7. Enjoy the weekend and we will be sending K much love so she can enjoy this time too.

    Bert and My vickie

  8. I don't think anything could stop K from glowing. Enjoy your weekend.

  9. Have some good days off together-
    I love that bumble bee photo.
    i tried for a month to get one!
    mine just looks like a speck and a blur!
    K is looking amazing- as always!

  10. Dear KB
    What an incredible 'bee' photo.
    The photos of K are always special too.
    Don't stress about the all. It's time to pace yourself.
    With love

  11. Ann..from.. THE OUTER BANKS OF NC...said... Beautiful flowers in the garden of life..just lovely...It has been so hot here today seems like a heat wave going through.. Take your time...enjoy every minute with each other It sounds great to me taking some days off ..that is what life is all the quietness and in confidence..shall be your have a heart of gold KB...and I know all will agree with me.. our prayers and blessings are always with all of you ...... .my my hey hey(out of the blue)Neil Young.. I like his style... along with sweet Carly Simon..Hugs for K and R and great week-end

  12. K is glowing, it's her inner beauty shining through. Enjoy your weekend.

  13. Oh yeah love that song. I'm going offline for a few days myself KB but I will be thinking of you and K and hoping for more good days. My sweet Indy will be a beach puppy with us while we vacation. I love taking him with us on trips! He brings me so much comfort and peace in my heart as does the sound and sight of the ocean. Blessings to you all and thanks for the song title. It reminds me to live as though I were dying.....hey that's another song too! Take care,

    Diane and Indy Bones

  14. Enjoy your weekend.
    Amazing shot as always.

    Extra Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

  15. We hope your cool temps return, K! Who wants the heat?! YUK!

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

  16. Beautiful girl - we would love some of your sunbeams. Enjoy.

    Julie and Poppy Q

  17. Hi Y'all,

    Thanks for stoppin' to visit me!

    Hope y'all are havin' a wonderful, safe week. Hope you won't have time to post for a few days means a FUN weekend! Stay cool.

    Y'all come back now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  18. And that is a wonderful motto to live by. Have a wonderful weekend!


  19. K is stunning in that last picture. We're so glad to see that she is still having so much fun and enjoying life.

    The Florida Furkids and Lexi

  20. Add me to the list of people who love that song!

    Enjoy your time in the sun with her.

  21. Great picture! Very nice! K always looking good. Have a nice few days off.

  22. Heat...coolness...never ending change withe Mother Nature...see you when you return!

  23. Not sure I've heard the Young version, but the Def Leppard words perhaps taken from the older song are humming your way from me...

  24. That first photo is wonderful in its color and closeupedness (I do enjoy making up words, comes in handy as you get older). On a more serious note, I can somehow feel your fatigue. If I'm wrong, good. If I'm not, take care of yourself and K. We will still be here.

  25. K looks beautiful!!! Enjoy you and your precious one.
    ♥hugs for you♥

  26. I am also a Neil Young fan and am glad that you're doing well and hope you continue to enjoy this beautiful time of the year!!

  27. A great motto, not to mention example, for us all!

  28. I really like that motto. I have been following several blogs recently including yours. Bert from four legged views encouraged me to start one myself.

    I hope you will come visit us some time.


  29. K glows in our hearts every single day! So glad to hear that she is doing well and wanting to run!!!

  30. Just stopped by to see how you and your Choco beauty are doin'. Glad to see you're still livin' life to the max!

    Happy trails filled with lotsa good sniffs,
    Chester ;0=)

  31. I don't think anything could ever stop K from glowing! :)

  32. Ahhhhh...I NEVERS get tired of seein' K in da light likes dat!
    I hope you enjoyed your weekend.


  33. What beautiful photos! K looks just fantastic, so why not spend time out enjoying it? :)

  34. thank you for the loveliness of your world and family~


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