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We Hate You Wednesday!

It’s back! It’s We Hate You Wednesday! Continue reading

We Hate You Wednesday!

Hello, and welcome to we Hate You Wednesday, a day I was strong-armed into agreed to set aside for my furry family to voice their displeasure with me, be it real or imagined. Oh, who’s kidding who? It’s always real. Our very first offering comes to us courtesy of Lucille Sanzibar Oppenheimer, aka Lucy. Ms. … Continue reading

Dear Molly…

My dear, sweet girl, we are quickly approaching the time when we will say good-bye to one another. Hard to believe we’ve lived together for six months; it seems like only yesterday I met the rescue group representative at their vet clinic to pick you up and bring you home. You were scared, but that … Continue reading

Core Pain and Cats Who Heal

I still have shingles. The cats have stuck close to provide their therapeutic best. You do know cats are natural healers, right? They purr at frequencies known to heal their own and each other’s bones, skin and soft tissue. They soothe and heal themselves by purring after stressful experiences. They can do the same for … Continue reading

What Compels Me to Write Sonnets

Writing has become a much better therapist than any of the others I’ve worked with. Continue reading

Springtime Walks with Molly

The neighborhood is magical this time of year. Dogwoods, azaleas, and knockout roses are adding splashes of color to an otherwise green world. The photos are from my own yard. I love walking Molly and seeing what’s new… for the most part. Faeries jump, prance, and singon flowering shrubs to welcome spring.Trees sparkle with pixie … Continue reading

Caring for a Dog with Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Caring for a dog with CDS is different every day. I started Molly on Selegiline 5 mg on the 10th. I was told it could take a month for changes to become apparent. I thought the meds weren’t helping until she happened to spit out her pill one day and I didn’t notice right away. … Continue reading

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome. What is That?

Molly has been diagnosed with Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome or CDS. Here’s what little I know so far. Continue reading

Today Things are Different.

Sunday night I played with a pore cleaning torture device I bought a year ago from Rodan and Fields. I thought I’d followed the directions correctly, and my nose looked good afterward. My chin though? It looked like I’d accepted the Triple Dog Dare Challenge and kissed a frozen pole. Last year I would have … Continue reading

The Fan Still Works!

Yeah, the ceiling fan still works and other news of the weird Continue reading

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