Compassion and Calculated Creativity: Stepping Outside the Proverbial Pet Box

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ― Mother Teresa 🎙Note: This blog post is available as a podcast at our website.🎙 February 2019 Hello friends! And Happy Almost March! Seriously, how are we nearly in March already?? Time really does fly when you are having fun, …

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Dial Up the Dopamine!

Birds flyin' high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by, you know how I feel It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me. Yeah, it's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me, …

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Looking at Fear

Note: This was written four years ago, but the wonderful thing about overcoming our fears is this:  Practicing self empowerment is still relevant for global and personal circumstances we encounter today.  One person's empowerment leads to world empowerment; We are One. May 2016 The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is …

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Will It Be The Eve of Chaos or Calm?

December has been a month of multicultural holiday celebrations, but the holidays ain't over folks. New Year's Eve will be here in just a few days.  The question isn't “when will it arrive?”  The question is, will it arrive at your home with a big bang, or will it arrive with grace and ease?   I can …

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Oh Mr. Postmaaan…

  Our U.P.S. delivery dude is pretty hot. He's also a total sweetheart.  Our mail person is adorable as well.  She sings songs so loudly from her postal vehicle I can hear her from inside my house.  It always makes me giggle and smile.   But what I think of our postal and package delivery …

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The Doggie Downside and Upside to Snow Days

I don't know what the weather is like where you are in the world, but it's been snowing nonstop for hours where we are, just outside our nation's capital.  They're expecting up to 36 inches before the weekend is over.  That's not a lot to most northerners, but it can be a lot for southern …

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Day of the Dragon!

Today is International Appreciate A Dragon Day!  Yeah, I know.  It sounds crazy, but if there is an international peanut butter day, then dragons can certainly have their turn in the international spotlight.  As soon as I heard that today was appreciate a dragon day, I was really psyched because one very special dragon came …

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