exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed,
either physically or emotionally.

These days I feel

quite vulnerable…

…when I see 40 kilograms of Labrador careering

across that yard towards me.

Probably the main reason being is that

she will not feel the collision.




a pause or break in continuity
in a sequence or activity.



I feel…

…a need to take a break…

…from my favourite activity.







** move from one place to another; travel.

Maggie could be resting quietly one second…


…and going in hot pursuit of the ‘enemy’

a split second later…


…and all the time she was, I am sure,

praying for a fence line to stop her silly,

but in her mind necessary, pursuit.



Our current pets.

Candi an Australian Black and Tan Kelpie.



Smudge…our rescue Cat.

Smudge became part of the family

just before christma 2018, and lately

we have been wondering if he will see

Christmas 2019 as he has started to wander.

Taji our Labrador. 


Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Pets







cause (something unpleasant or painful)
to be suffered by someone or something.

The grown up version of this play fight

took place the day I was admitted

to hospital in late October.

Taji was covered in blood so I was told and Candi is

still operating on three legs due to Taji’s weight on her.

They gave each other plenty of space for two weeks

and have only just begun playing together again.

This is the third Kelpie which has been

put in its place by a Labrador.

They just don’t learn.





have an idea or impression of the existence,
presence, or truth of (something) without certain proof.

The day…

…Maggie turned up at our back door looking like this…


…she became number one suspect of digging in the garden.

She looked so guilty and repentant

that we ever did go searching for the place

where she had been digging.


Word of the Day Challenge:  Suspect