How to Get What You Want in Life, Sales, and even the Dog World?

The Power of Persistence You can get what you want in life if you understand the Power of Persistence. Using the Power of Persistence is not hard — it starts with this simple formula:  ASK for what you want and don’t stop asking until you get it! In this article we’ll discuss tips and strategies … Read more

How to Make Homemade Dog Food – Recipe and Tips

Homemade Dog Food – It’s Not Hard If you’re like me, you love your pets like a member of the family. You want them to have only the best in their lives and that means you want them to have the best diet too, right? So why buy store bought dog food that sits on the … Read more

The Wisdom of Woof

The Wisdom of Woof teaches us that everything we need to know about life we can learn from our dogs. Meet Bella. Bella is a passionate Yorkie with more personality than she knows what to do with! We call her “The Commander” around the Helpful Dad house because Bella is always trying to orchestrate events … Read more

Chapter 16 of A Life Worth Living – Making Lemonade

IClick here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 16 – Making Lemonade (2004) The rest of 2004 was a bit more mundane. Anne, Sassy, and I continued to enjoy life in our neighborhood and we grew closer to our new friends there. I was a quick study in … Read more

Chapter 15 of “A Life Worth Living” – Tragedy

IClick here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 15 – Tragedy (2004) “Tragedy – when the feelin’s gone and you can’t go on, it’s tragedy.” The Bee Gee’s sang those lyrics back in 1979 but I never really understood them until 2004. I was at one of the high … Read more

Chapter 14 of “A Life Worth Living” – For Every Action, a Reaction

IClick here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 14 – For Every Action, a Reaction (2004) For every action there is a reaction and 2004 continued to prove the validity of that wisdom to us. Although friends came and went in Sassy’s life, our little yorkie continued to flourish … Read more

Chapter 13 of A Life Worth Living – A Time for Everything

Chapter 13 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 13 – A Time for Everything (2004) And so everything worked out for the best and we all lived happily ever after. Well – not exactly. As you know … Read more

Chapter 12 of A Life Worth Living – Ask, and Ye Shall Receive

Chapter 12 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 12 – Ask, And Ye Shall Receive (February, 2004) All dogs are prone to getting into some kind of mischief — digging holes in the back yard, tearing … Read more

Chapter 10 of A Life Worth Living – Always Have a Plan

Chapter 10 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 10 – Always Have a Plan (Mid-2003) Anne, Sassy, and I had been playing house for over a year and a half and things were so great that the … Read more

Chapter 9 of A Life Worth Living – The Wisdom of Your Family

Chapter 9 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 9 – The Wisdom of Your Family (Early 2003) ChiChi would just as soon bite you as look at you — which was a lesson Anne learned the … Read more

Chapter 8 of A Life Worth Living – Nothing Lasts Forever

Chapter 8 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 8 – Nothing Lasts Forever (Late 2002) “This is Gabby.” Liz gushed over a white pile of fur that squirmed in her lap, barking all the while. “We … Read more

Chapter 7 of A Life Worth Living – Too Much of a Good Thing

Chapter 7 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel Chapter 7 – Too Much of a Good Thing? (Late 2002) Although we avoided a tragedy with Sassy’s little swim in the swamp during the summer, we got another … Read more

Chapter 6 of A Life Worth Living – Sliding Doors

Chapter 6 of “A Life Worth Living – The Story of Sassy” Click here to read the earlier chapters and learn more about this serial novel CHAPTER 6 – Sliding Doors (Mid-2002) Piano music, pleasant scents… and chew toys – these were the simple pleasures of Sassy’s life during her second year with us. Life … Read more