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Life with someone special.

              I move around the house, doing this or that - be it working in the kitchen, or sitting at my table to write, or watching the telly. And, all along, there's a pair of eyes that follows  every move, every action.  It makes me feel mushy - being the centre of someone's universe! No,  I am not talking about the hubby here. It's been nearly 18 years of togetherness, so, get the drift?! And,  as is the worldwide norm, the phone is the centre of his universe.
           I am talking about another pair of eyes, that makes me feel so special - it tugs at my heartstrings! The pair that belongs to my Labrador son, Chikoo. My relationship with him is more than 11 years old, yet, it feels as good as new! The way he watches me unblinkingly, intently! What would I give for the man in my life to look at me that way! :-)
           The way he welcomes me  when I return home from the market, or even as I step out of the bathroom! Oh my! Even after all these years, there is not a moment when he takes me for granted. If only we humans were so loving! And, communicative. We humans have been blessed with the power of speech, the ability to communicate our feelings, yet, we fail to make optimum use of that power. And, these animals  communicate using only there eyes, and yet, say it all, and some more!
          Life with an animal can be so special. And, so uncomplicated. Ah, but, just how much more ironical can it get? They have been blessed with such short lives!


  1. This is so very true! The adoration of our pets really is something special. You're blessed to have such a wonderful pup in your life. :)

    1. Thank you for visiting, Laurel! Yes, I am truly blessed!

  2. I cn feel the love in your words, Shilpa. :)

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    1. Yes, Amber, they really are!
      Thank you for visiting!

  4. Awww, sweet Chikoo is such a dedicated and loving friend to you. Yes, if only our hubs were so attentive and appreciative, eh, Shilpa? Love that sketch you did of your sweetie dog. Give him an extra cuddle for me!

  5. :-)
    Gave him the hug from you,Cathy!


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