Coming Out of the Shadows Thanks to Animal Companions

Thank you for being here. I am sincerely grateful to each of you who consciously chose to follow this blog. I realize that there are many other ways for you to spend your time other than reading my posts. I am touched and truly appreciate that you care enough to want to be gently challenged and inspired, and that you want to learn from my musings and mistakes. But if we are going to stay together and grow together, and if I am going to keep sharing with you, I have to be honest.

Where are you?

Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. ― Louis L'Amour FEB 2016 I Faked It. When I was working at Audubon Nature Institute my coworkers and I used to lovingly joke about a "rambling" coworker.  One of our colleagues had a tendency …

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Finding Hope Through Writing About Loss

Have you ever lost an animal companion so suddenly and unexpectedly that you struggled to come to terms with it for weeks, months, or even years? If you follow this blog, chances are you view your pets as part of the family, just like I do. I'd like to tell you about my experience of healing …

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