Promptly Written
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Promptly Written

When It Rains

It pours

This little boy pictured above turns 15 on April 27, 2022. For all those years he has been, how can I say this nicely and not offend him, a dachshund. Anyone who has owned a dachshund knows what I mean.

He has outlived all of the dogs that have been a part of my life’s journey. I have deeply loved and bonded with four dogs in my life. They all hold a special place in my heart. But this little…



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Joe Merkle

The meanderings of a multifarious writer. Lived long enough to realize love is the only thing in life worth pursuing.