You may have heard by now that my husband moved out of our house and marriage of 25 1/2 years a few months back. If not, you can read about it here and here. Before my husband moved on with his life, I requested he be kind enough to leave all three pets with me;… Continue reading A Rocky Start to An Unhappy Ending: Discovering I can do anything in my pink rubber gloves.
Geez, I’m really behind on my posts. I read that when a writer feels some burnout, she should take a break, and that’s what I did. Although I wouldn’t say I was burned out so much as out of ideas, or the ideas I thought would work as a post didn’t excite me enough to… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile January 2018
Pet-sitting is a peaceful and calming activity. Let me explain. When I am staying at another’s home with their pets, it’s not only quieter because I am not at my own home that is full of people, but my mind and thoughts are quieter. I relax into the nothingness that is expected of me–other than… Continue reading Pet-Sitting as My Muse
Despite the numerous setbacks for the week, I managed to take a picture every single day except one, and the one day had a very good reason. I had to get an MRI of my neck, and because I am incredibly claustrophobic, I was heavily drugged. There were no pictures taken on Thursday that I… Continue reading Photographer for a Month: Week 1
In this week’s version of 52 Weeks: 52 Ways to Love Your (Wild) Self, my homework was to find 15 minutes per day and use those minutes for myself in any way I choose. I could sit and stare off into space. I could exercise, daydream, take a very quick nap, escape to my room… Continue reading My 15 Minutes of Fame
This morning I read a cute article by my friend, Estrella Azul, about how things have changed in her household since the addition of her cat, Pixel. This article inspired me to write one of my own articles because I know my husband and I do some weird things for our Labradoodle, Pearl, and our… Continue reading 7 Weird Things I Do for My Pets