Shine

A little hello, a little more personal news, a lot more light. On Sunday, Billy and I were married at our home of seventeen years.  We had one guest:  Newt.  

Just a Note

...to say I haven't fallen off this flat earth of ours and that I hope to be back to regular blogging very soon.  I've attempted to get a post started several times but nothing happens.  I think I just don't have the stomach for writing about pets being needlessly killed by people who are supposed to … Continue reading Just a Note

Update

Sun came out today, water in the yard has been absorbed, several trees down - mostly small, except for this one: For comparison purposes: We are very fortunate to have come through relatively unscathed.  Lives have been tragically lost and homes, businesses and infrastructure throughout the state have been seriously damaged. But as usual, the … Continue reading Update

Discussion: How Have Pets Helped Make Your Community Better?

A recently published study in Australia found that pets help connect people within communities: "We found that people who had a pet were more likely, than those who didn't own a pet, to get to know people in their neighbourhood that they didn't know before," says [Associate Professor Lisa Wood from the University of Western … Continue reading Discussion: How Have Pets Helped Make Your Community Better?