Christmas

I found this 1970 Montgomery Catalog among my parents' possessions.

I found this 1970 Montgomery Catalog among my parents’ possessions.

I am sure Mom and Dad kept it because of the cute puppies. They were dog lovers too.

I am sure Mom and Dad kept it because of the cute puppies. They were dog lovers too.

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I wonder how many puppies Montgomery Ward sold that year!?! Thankfully, my Mom and Dad chose to let us adopt an “accidental” mutt instead.

Misty, a beagle/collie mix, was a wild yet wonderful part of our family for 18 years!

Misty, a beagle/collie mix, was a wild yet wonderful part of our family for 18 years!

And she taught me to love snow. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...!

And she taught me to love snow. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…!