We need big goofy dogs in our lives, in our lakes and on our fb feed to remind us sheer goofy joy. Dogs just wanna have fun. And they so often do. We want to have fun, and we so often miss the mark. As serious as things are in this world, and they seem at the moment, more serious than they have for a long time, delighting in being alive is a requirement. Somewhere, someone, I can’t remember who said (something like): Delight is the thanks we owe the Creator. Can there be a truer statement? Even in the work to be done, enjoy the playful moments. Peace is filled with delight! Give thanks, and what the heck, pounce a little!