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MUSINGS
by Richard Biby
Contributing Editor Broken Arrow
Oklahoma
 
Versatile Hunting Dog Magazine 2006
 

From time to time people tell me,
 "lighten up it's just a dog".
 
They don't understand the distance travelled, the time spent, or the costs involved for
"just a dog".
 
Some of my proudest moments have come about with
"just a dog"
 
Many hours have passed and my only company was
"just a dog"
 
but I did not once feel slighted. Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by
"just a dog."
 
And in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of
"just a dog"
gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.
 
If, you too, think its
"just a dog"
then you will probably understand phrases like "just a friend,"  "just a sunrise,"or "just a promise".
 
"Just a dog"
brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust and pure unbridled joy.
 
"Just a dog"
brings out the compassion and patience that make me a better person.
 
Because of
"just a dog"
I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly to the future.
 
So for me and folks like me, it's not
"just a dog,"
 
but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, and the pure enjoyment of the moment.
 
"Just a dog"
brings out what is best in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.
 
I hope that one day they can understand that it's not
"Just a dog"
but the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being
"just a man."
 
So the next time you hear the phrase
"just a dog"
just smile because they "just don't understand."