It's been a year of milestones including (in chronological order) - losing my job, losing my Dad, getting married, losing a dog, changing my career, turning 50 and a family member experiencing a sudden medical emergency with an initially grave prognosis (she's much better now, thankfully). Naturally, I've been thinking a lot of thinks - … Continue reading Anyone Have an Opinion on a Thing?
Nothing animal shelter related here. Just a note to touch base with everyone and to say I'm still here. I'm not ready to return to blogging and honestly don't know when or if I might be ready. I've been struggling over the past year personally, professionally - basically all the -llys. I was laid off … Continue reading Personal News
It's Distraction Day on the blog. Distractions needed. Post whatever good things ya got in the comments. I will be adding to this post throughout the day. For starters, this Vine: https://vine.co/v/O3l3rI5I0YX/embed/simple *** Via Twitter: *** Snooty the 68 year old manatee, via LiveScience: *** Rena sent me this clip on Twitter. Watch when you … Continue reading Distraction Day
Yesterday a dog apparently crawled underneath someone's truck in a parking lot where I too was parked. When the family returned to their vehicle and tried to leave, they said they felt a hump and knew instantly they had run over something. It was the dog, of course. A few of us approached to help … Continue reading One Dog Not Killed by the Pound
In response to some unsupported claims I've seen online about New Hampshire being a "no kill state", I have endeavored to compile a list of every open admission shelter in the state and the 2012 kill rate for each. If I am able to compile such a list, it can serve as a reference for … Continue reading Work in Progress: List of Open Admission Shelters in NH
I was going to wait until I had more info to share, such as a name and other important items, but I am too happy to wait. So this is the pre-announcement announcing the arrival of a new beagley family member, who will be announced in more detail in an upcoming announcement. This little girl … Continue reading Pre-Announcement Announcement
Thanks to some caring pet advocates in Memphis, Mama Pibs has a super comfy bed to lie on tonight. I loves me some irresponsible public. Damn!