There is nothing like 15 friends huddled around a TV with chili on their sleeves to make a winter’s night a little warmer. My son and I gathered a few buddies the other night to do just that.
I take our wolf-dog for a winter walk. She never lets me stay down for long. Bred for snow, a dreary day enlivens her. Besides, most dogs are upbeat by nature, their most-exquisite gift.