A Childhood Scar Alters Over Time

A Childhood Scar Alters Over Time

James Anthony Ellis Editor, Legacy Magazine Somewhere in the hazy backdrop that is a childhood found on Cambay Lane in Huntington Beach, early 1970s, you would find two young boys. Best friends. Jamie Jordan and Jimmy Ellis. Born six months apart, but still considered...
I Would Do Anything For My Baby Girl

I Would Do Anything For My Baby Girl

James Anthony Ellis Editor, Legacy Magazine My baby girl wasn’t feeling well. For my dear Hennessy, an Akita mix, there was something going on with her left eye. She would not open it. About two weeks prior she had a simple procedure to remove a benign cyst that...
Chew Toys – The Answer in a Divisive World

Chew Toys – The Answer in a Divisive World

Our dog Hennessy loves to play tug-of-war. Oh my gosh! It’s so fun. Not only does she love the action of pulling and tugging on a favorite chew toy, but she will also come up to me with her toy or ball or rope and actually hand it (or err – jaw it) over to me so...
Hennessy at the Door – The Art of Fathering

Hennessy at the Door – The Art of Fathering

Here she is! Hennessy. The pooch that came with the wife. The pride of my life. All of the sudden, as Jennifer and I became one in holy matrimony, I was instantly a father. Oh my. How to handle such a responsibility? Could I be the man I needed to be for my new...
“Why?” – The Question My Dog Never Asks

“Why?” – The Question My Dog Never Asks

“Why?”It’s a question I often ask – to myself and before others. Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?Why isn’t there a special name for the tops of your feet?Why do I eat when I’m not hungry? And deeper...