A Tribute to My Father

Tomorrow is Father’s Day.  I am blessed to have a wonderful and loving father.  I would like to share this poem in honor of my father, Kenneth Wayne Savage, otherwise affectionately known as “Skip”.  The poem was written by Clifford Lewis and published...
Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Just what are the “Dog Days of Summer”and do they have anything to do with our canine friends?  As a kid I thought the phrase was an idiom that referred to the relentless hot days that left everyone feeling overheated and lazy.  After a little research I found that I...

Memorial Day

Around the country today, schools and businesses have closed for the holiday. It is easy to just think that Memorial Day is simply the start of summer. A lot of people will get to the nearest body of water for boating and picnics and cookouts; I for sure will. In the...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

I wrote this poem in honor of my mother on her 80th birthday.  I wanted to share it on Mother’s Day because we should all take today to honor our Mothers.  We wouldn’t be who we are today if it were not for the loving sacrifices and tireless work and love of...

Shout Out to Teachers

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day and I want to give a special shout out to all those who have dedicated their lives to teaching our nations greatest resource- our children.   Thank you for giving not only instructions but even more importantly; sympathy, caring,...

School Visit – Lenawee Christian

Can you believe it’s already been 5 months since Minna and the Canine Club made its official first debut in a school?! At the beginning of January, we packed up the car and headed to Lenawee Christian School for our very first presentation. We were honored to be asked...

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