Entries by susanfinn

Puppy-to-be-Named-Later Comes Home to Buttonwood Farm.

We drove to Abby Kennels early on the morning of March 16, 2013.This amazing pup cuddled right up to her new humans.She sat on Colton’s lap on the ride home from Chelmsford and only got sick one time, just as we turned onto Cross Street.  So close to home.             […]

Kenai’s Sire – Wum

German Shepherd Standing at Stud in the USA 2011 USA-WDA World Team Qualifier Champion 2010 New England Regional Champion Imported from Germany. Read Wum’s Story Wum pedigree Watch Kevin and Wum in action. Grandson of World Champion SG Tom van’t Leefdaalhof Wum Sire: SG Ellute von der Mohnwiese Sch 3 2x BSP, FH1, Kkl 1 […]

Kenai’s Mother – Ziva

She has been called The Most Beautiful Shepherd Ever.  Ziva, is big and black and has oversized ears on top of her alert face.  Apparently, folks at Abby Kennels, call her Donkey because she seemed to never have grown in to her ears. Check out her closeups and her impressive pedigree (offspring to Arras Vom Ostrerfeld and […]


My Three Words

The three-word concept works best when the words are positive in spirit when they are chosen to help with the huge picture. Setting goals based upon values and motivation. Success from within.


Don’t Ask Yourself

  Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Harold Whitman


You’re the Expert on You

“You’re the expert on you. While other people may be experts on how you’re supposed to behave, only you know at a fundamental level what does (or doesn’t) work for you.”                                                 […]


Give Your Best

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie

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I Disagree and I Agree, Seth Godin

A recent post by marketing wizard, Seth Godin, is entitled EMPATHY TAKES EFFORT.  Seth says that when we imagine what it must be to be like someone else, that we expose ourselves to risk.  I think his message is that by putting ourselves in someone else’s point of view, we may be shaken up and […]