Living A Life That’s Golden

  I'm taking my freedom Pulling it off the shelf I'm taking my freedom Wherever I choose to go It will take me far I'm livin' my life like it's golden Livin' my life like it's golden, golden I'm taking my own freedom Putting it in my song Singing loud and strong Grooving all day …

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Carnival Goes to the Dogs!

It’s carnival time!   The parades are rolling, the king cake is being consumed, people are celebrating, and the carnival krewes are in full swing! (A “krewe” is the term for a Mardi Gras organization.) This is the time of year that I miss New Orleans most.  The elaborate floats, endless parades, Cajun cuisine, and …

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Fighting Dogs Being Trained to Love Instead of Kill

The 8-week-old puppy above weighed less than five pounds and had been left in the scorching sun, wearing a chain around his neck that weighed four times as much as he did.   He is one of 371 dogs seized by federal and state authorities last month in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Texas in what authorities say …

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