Raspberry, like many dogs, reflected a humorous canine insight and perspective on her daily activities. Her actions and demeanor in this role inspired the author to capture her thoughts on family and daily life. While enduring the usual "rules" established for the family dog, Raspberry loved her daily functions as playmate, trusted companion, and watchdog. Whatever the circumstance, she was always ready for fun, and to be a part of the next family adventure. Relocations in Raspberry's life exposed her to new climates, homes, people, and terrain. With understanding and maturity, she simply mixed them all together into her point of view.