Lucy’s Myths

Wonderful post and lovely chihuahua. My daughter had one though she recently passed. Have a wonderful New Year. Hugs, Barbara

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LucyMy dog Lucy is a deer Chihuahua which I rescued last October of this year. This post is titled ‘Lucy’s Myths’, the reason being that since I found her when she was already five years old, I feel as if her roles as a dog have been mythical and have sparked my imagination.

Although she is a female, her ears remind me of Pan, the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic music. The name Pan originates within the Ancient Greek language, from the word paein (πάειν), meaning “to pasture.” He has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat, in the same manner as a faun or satyr. With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is also recognized as the god of fields, groves, and wooded glens; because of this, Pan is connected to fertility and the season of spring. It is interesting because Lucy reminds me…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone!

I love fireworks for the New Year, so I decided to share a video of Fireworks I took several years ago at Blossom Music Center in Cleveland, OH.  They were for Labor Day, but a good celebration is a good celebration!





As the old year ends and the new one begins, I want to thank my WordPress family for all of your wisdom, inspiration, support and friendship. I wish you all the best of years and I wish for peace in the world. Be of good cheer and enjoy your family and friends.



Barbara Mattio