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May 7Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

"She grinds it in the human blender where she makes her protein shakes." I don't know why, but this was my favorite line. 💜

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Thx. 🙏

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Dec 27, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Oh, how did I miss this? It made me cry, but that's good. We had to have our little Pippin euthanized when he was 17 in 2020. He was deaf, blind, diabetic, and had no teeth, but continued to love life. We were lucky enough to be able to work from home, so I became Pippin's private nurse. We loved that little boy and decided that as long as he was happy, we would go the extra mile to care for him. After he had a stroke and lost his ability to walk, it was clear that he wasn't happy any more - he didn't want to eat, but he still wanted to snuggle - the vet made a house call and gave him the injection while my husband cuddled him. They were best buddies, my husband still hasn't gotten over the loss. I miss him, but he visits me in my head... I think this is going to be a great book. Now, I need to track down the rest of the chapters! Good job.

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Thx so much, Jeannine. I’m so sorry about Pippin. Great name btw. He was your baby for 17 years. No wonder it’s still tough. The bond never breaks with our fur babies.

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Dec 27, 2023·edited Dec 27, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

He was a Yorkie - little, with fuzzy feet, but a mite on the big size for a Yorlie (10+ pounds, all of it muscle): "Pippin" seemed fitting. 😊

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Dec 27, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Ahh, this is beautiful. "Don't leave me, Alfie." And yet, she knew. He knew.

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Thx for reading. 🥰

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Aug 29, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

I just had to put our dog Sophie down last week. She was 12. This made me weep. Don't leave me Sophie. This fiction hit close to home.

I'm so happy to see you've started your book serializing. Congratulations and great work.

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Oh Kim. I'm so sorry for your loss. It's heartbreaking. Our fur babies are truly part of the family. Thx for reading. Sending hugs.

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poor pupper! :( i felt his pain poor boy :( Just imagine that if 50 years from now we are able to read the minds of our canine friends. I wonder if this will strengthen or weaken our relationship with them? I think on reflection strengthen

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Aug 20, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

I was immediately captivated! I, too had a furry empath who cared for me post mastectomy, never leaving my side, always watching me with luminous, big brown eyes. Made me teary but in the best way!

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Thx so much for reading and commenting! Hope this was many years ago for you. 🙏

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Aug 17, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Oh, I just loved this... I could see every frame, so vivid. I was immediately drawn in... congrats on making a wicked-engaging start! :)

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Thx so much! Thx for reading and commenting. 🙏

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Aug 17, 2023·edited Aug 17, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Congratulations on jumping into the deep end and sharing Chapter 1. We all know what it feels like when we start reading a new book and it just grabs us from the start. This is engaging, personal, and a wonderful interpretation of the human-dog relationship. Cannot wait for Chapter 2. If this were bound, there is no way you don't read Chapter 2 IMMEDIATELY. Take a bow.

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Thx Mark. Thx for reading and commenting 🙏

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Aug 17, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

This is SO good I'm doing a happy dance up here in the north. Well done my friend, many times over!!!

Fiction is very hard to write and you've nailed it. I am engaged from the first line and I can't wait for Chapter 2.

I bow to you Carissa, keep going, this is fantastic writing.

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Can I join you in your happy dance? Thx so much for reading and commenting. 🙏

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Aug 16, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Rooting for Alfie!

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Thx, sweetie. Thx for reading and commenting. ❤️

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Aug 16, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

A sweet story. Thank you.

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Thx so much for reading and commenting. ❤️

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Aug 16, 2023Liked by Good Humor by CK Steefel

Oh, the poor puppy! He's lucky to have such a caring person.

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Thx so much for reading and commenting. ❤️

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