“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to be him to be worthy of such devotion.” - Anonymous

Summer at the lake. While I filled up Das Beetle, Lucky got in the driver’s seat. I’m glad that I always wear my camera and didn’t leave it in the car.

Summer at the lake. While I filled up Das Beetle, Lucky got in the driver’s seat. I’m glad that I always wear my camera and didn’t leave it in the car.

Keuffel’s first day.  The best pictures are often right in front of you. After I uncovered Keuffel’s cage, Lucky looked at the cage and cried because he couldn’t get any closer to the canary.

Keuffel’s first day.

The best pictures are often right in front of you. After I uncovered Keuffel’s cage, Lucky looked at the cage and cried because he couldn’t get any closer to the canary.

What’s a dog to do?  While walking Lucky, I came upon this sign, and asked him to pose. After a couple of years, he was used to these requests.

What’s a dog to do?

While walking Lucky, I came upon this sign, and asked him to pose. After a couple of years, he was used to these requests.

When I saw this billboard, I knew there was a picture to be made.  “It’s not what you look at, it’s what you see.” - Henry David Thoreau

When I saw this billboard, I knew there was a picture to be made.

“It’s not what you look at, it’s what you see.” - Henry David Thoreau

There’s no place like home.  Don’t put your camera away when you get home.

There’s no place like home.

Don’t put your camera away when you get home.

Lucky brought joy to and made friends with everyone he met.

Lucky brought joy to and made friends with everyone he met.

How much is that burger in the window?  Lusk, Wyoming, 2006. Of course Lucky got some cheeseburger.

How much is that burger in the window?

Lusk, Wyoming, 2006. Of course Lucky got some cheeseburger.

Heinen’s pumpkin roll for his fifth birthday.

Heinen’s pumpkin roll for his fifth birthday.

The plate cleaner’s club.  Since I was busy making pictures, Lucky decided he had a better chance of getting a treat from Cousin Kim.

The plate cleaner’s club.

Since I was busy making pictures, Lucky decided he had a better chance of getting a treat from Cousin Kim.

To buy a copy of Lucky’s book, please click here.

Book cover

To listen to a sample of the audio version of A Lucky Life, please click here

For Lucky’s website, click here.

To read Lucky’s final blog post, please click here.

Thank you to Dr. Decker of Synergy Vet Care for going the extra mile to help Lucky.

Lucky crossed the rainbow bridge on Friday, June 2, 2017. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I love you and I miss you.

“I’ve got a lot of fond memories of that dog.” - Indiana Jones in the final scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

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