Dogs Are the Most Faithful and Consistent of All Our Companions

Monkey’s Love

Monkey, a scruffy black, white and tan dog in a garden
Monkey: Photo credit: Sandi Parsons

I didn’t want to wake up. I could ignore Scruffy nudging me with her nose, but the leg kicking my belly was persistent. I groaned and rolled over. The bed was wet. I turned on the light as Scruffy’s first puppy made its entrance into the world.



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Sandi Parsons

Sandi Parsons


Sandi Parsons lives & breathes stories as a reader, writer, and storyteller📚 Kidlit specialist, dipping her toes in the big kid’s pool.