Happy Sunday

“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.”
~Joseph Wood Krutch

Happy Sunday!

I hope everybody is having a wonderful, fabulous week!  It’s been a good one here in The Dungeon, but busy.  So busy! :purplebat

This week, I AM HAPPY that I was in the right place at the right time.  Just yesterday, as I was leaving for an appointment, there was a little white dog in the middle of the road.  And it was a busy section of town, too (highway nearby, gas stations & truck stops, major traffic).  So of course I jumped out of the car & raced to its rescue.  Thankfully, a couple other people were trying to do the same, & two other women were actually holding on to two other dogs at one of the gas stations.  They (the dogs) were all together—four total.

At first, I didn’t know what was going on.  Then I started to think one of the dogs kinda looked familiar.  I said, “Roscoe? & the little white dog’s head came up.  Ah-ha!  I knew these dogs!  I knew where they lived!  Texted the gal I thought they belonged to (who is a dog rescuer, which is why she has so many of the little darlings; all different colors & breeds & sizes LOL) & she freaked!  Turns out, they’d all been in their outdoor pen, but one of them must be an escape artist & let the whole brood out & taken them on a Grand Adventure.  (I’ve got one of those, too, & have been there/done that, so I could sympathize with her mini panic attack.)  Well, once I knew where they’d wandered away from, I scooped them all up, put them all in the car, & drove them home.  And they loved it!  They were so cute, looking out the windows, the little white one sitting on the middle console like a queen.

So that was my very good deed for the day!  My neighbor was so happy to have them back, & so relieved none of them had gotten hurt.  (The fact that none of them got hit or killed really is a miracle, let me tell you.)  She must have hugged me & said thank you about a dozen times.  Which is exactly what I’d have done if somebody rescued my babies!  And just like the day I scooped my amazing Pekoe Boo (a.k.a Little Mr. Interstate) off the side of I-80, I feel extremely blessed to have been in the right place at the right time.  Because no one else who was helping to catch & hang on to those dogs would have had a clue where they belonged or what to do with them.  And I’m very grateful I did, or I may have had to bring them all home with me!


I AM HAPPY—& very, very excited!—that tomorrow is Talk Like a Pirate Day!  You know what that means…oodles of swashbuckling (hopefully scruvy-free) fun here in The Dungeon all week long!  Well, okay, there may be a stray day when I lower the Jolly Roger, but otherwise…all week long!

I AM HAPPY that MUST LOVE VAMPIRES will be released in just over a week!  (Happy Bat Dance! Happy Bat Dance! :dancingbat )

And I AM HAPPY to have gotten most, if not all, of my Street Team packages out to my wonderful Street Walkers.  If you’re on the team, watch your mailbox—promo goodies & chocolate gifties are on the way! :batmoon

So things are heating up!  Lots of fun & excitement is just around the corner.

But now it’s your turn to share your happinesses (?) & gratitudes (?).  (Hey, those might be real words; you don’t know! :face )  We wanna hear the good stuff to set us on the the right path for the coming week!


Now to announce the winner of this week’s Free Book Friday giveaway—the Vegas-set (& therefore kinda MUST LOVE VAMPIRES-related ) Just for Kicks by Susan Andersen…

:dancingbat   Donna Cummings!!! :dancingbat

Congratulations, Donna! :drinkonme   Please contact me with your mailing information, & I’ll get your book out to you as soon as I can!


7 Comments  •  Comments Feed

  1. Mary Kirkland says:

    Congratulations Donna!
    I am Happy I am the first one posting…woohoo…lol

    I am happy that my daughter is finally starting to study for her GED.

    And I am Happy that I won 4 books this week. It’s like getting presents in my mailbox.

  2. Jessica Lemmon says:

    Tomorrow is talk like a pirate day?! Thank you, thank you for giving me an idea for my blog! (PS, Tangled is the CUUUUTEST movie!!!)

  3. Heidi says:

    I’ve got something else GIGANTIC to be happy about today! Took a nasty spill down the steps last night. Don’t know what happened; one minute I was vertical, then my heel hit a step funny & I was down. Hit the edge of every step HARD with my ass. When I finally came to a less-than-graceful stop, I thought I’d seriously hurt myself. :uhoh

    When I finally got up, I decided nothing was broken, but I do think I bruised a kidney & am now about 3″ shorter from driving my tailbone up to my neck. Ouch. And this morning…well, the swelling & bruising on my wrist has gone down, but it’s still store. My hip & neck hurt. And my ass….I’ve got a bruise about the size of a cantaloupe & the color of dark purple plums covering my entire right buttock. It is not pretty!

    But I’m alive, which is a minor miracle, to say the least. And I’ve got a chiropractic appt. Tuesday that will hopefully help. Unfortunately, I have to go in & tell him, “Sorry, doc, but nothing is where you left it.” :jack

  4. Cathy Ward says:

    I have a post and rail fence with chicken wire on the inside. When I got my Rottie mix from rescue she dug under the wire and wandered the neighborhood. Thank God it’s a quiet street (no thru traffic) and she just visited the houses that had pets.
    Last fall I hired a handyman at $35/hr., bought 220 ft. of board and had him cut and nail the boards across the bottom of the fence. My thinking was – she wouldn’t dig down far enough to get her large body under a hard board.
    Well, within a half-hour of spending all that money she had a huge tunnel under and out.

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