Nico Ready for Some Football! (a photo)

I never thought I’d be the type of person who dresses up their dog. But, alas, here I am.

We’ve recently bought Nico an Eagles and Phillies jersey – the football and baseball teams of our city, Philadelphia. Our neighbors love his little outfits and they show off Nico’s Philly pride.

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Autumn Days (a poem)

red & gold leaves, crisp air tell me

autumn is here – they crunch under my feet

smoky smell of a firepit wafts through

the neighborhood, pumpkins on porches,

hot coffee in cold hands – walking in

golden sunlight, slight shiver when

the north wind blows, a football is thrown

high in the air – jump! snatch it!

snatch onto autumn days

they don’t last long

(Photo by Dennis Buchner on Unsplash)