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How it all began.....

by gusmi on 5/13/2011 at 7:43 AM in Dogs, Tennessee and Retirement.

I taught special education for 36.8 years and shared the children of many others, never had children of my own (don't understand how teachers can stretch between their own kids and those of others and do justice to anyone..I gave my all to each of my students)...for that time, I had beta fishes (the Colon Bowell line #1-9) because I lived in a condo which forbid dogs.  When my husband passed, I remarried, retired, and moved to Texas.   Now I was able to own dogs. First we got Toby, an older beagle found in the middle of a highway. I showered Toby with attention but he died of cancer and I was heartbroken.  Then we decided to adopt from hound rescue and Ziggy the Doxle became ours. (We fell in love with his big smile and quirky personality...  we had to wait an extra month because Ziggy swallowed a pinecone and had to have surgery to remove it)   Freya, the Rotweiller/coon hound, was my husband's son's dog and ended up with us too.  Our family was now complete.

All of us moved to the mountains of Tennessee a year ago. The dogs absolutely love the mountains and trails.   Ziggy and Freya are my husband says I was dog deprived for years.  All the mother love I invested in my students is invested now in my puppies.  They are probably two of the happiest, most loved dogs around.  I pray every morning that God keeps my little family together for as long as He sees as possible.  I love my husband, I love my dogs and I love my little corner of paradise in Cumberland Gap TN.  I guess I'm the poster child for a satisfied retirement!

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