Reverend Clarence has served as a Pastor for over 35 years in the Tampa Bay Area. He was formerly a science teacher and frequently incorporates information about plants, animals and the world that we live in, into his messages. For quite some time now, Pastor Welch has had the vision of writing children's books that carry a message about life and living.Sometimes we have to be reminded of those simple things in life that really matter. Friends, in particular, are special and are only here with us for a short period of time. So we should treasure this little time that we have with our friends and let them know that we love and appreciate them.This is a short little story about a young cocker spaniel and his adventures in his neighborhood. He is young, and he has not experienced all of the dangers lurking near his home. He is discovering all of the wonderful gems found in a yard, or even the nearby lake. So enjoy this short story and see what valuable lessons we can all learn about friends.