Books have always been a driving force in my life. I got my first library card at age 3 and have been going to the library ever since. While I was in law school, I had no time for pleasure reading, but I discovered audiobooks to listen to […]
I love and live with lots of animals. I'm a believer in equality, spirituality, metaphysics, and a new perspective. See my blogs: peacewithmylife.com and DefiningOurReality.com or my business site, EmbersOfLife.com.
Sugar is now the alpha male of our blended flock/pack. Most of our pets are female, but two of the parrots are male. Of course, Sugar thinks he has ruled the roost for years, and he is relieved that we finally recognize his dominance. He is quite the […]
We took our first dog walk of the spring this week. We looked for the owls in February and didn’t see them. By the time we returned to the nest, the owlets were fledging and ready to fly! We only spotted one at the nest; Mom was in […]
I have been quiet here for the past two weeks as my husband, our companion animals, and I adjust to a home without two of our pack. Recent colds and the loss of Jazz (catch up here about Jazz) and Mystic (read here about Mystic) has left us […]
I’ve struggled now for over a week, and I just don’t know how to break the news. Four days after Jazz died last week, Mystic died, too. It was quite unexpected, and the veterinarian could not explain how she got the illness that was too much for her. […]
All my pets have a job to do. Having a purpose helps everyone, and pets are no exception. Some pets need an assigned purpose, while others know their job from the moment they enter the household. Jazz was like that. He reported his job to me, not the […]
River received the duck as a gift for her second birthday. All the other dogs like to borrow her for a snuggle now and then, whenever River’s not looking!
I had wanted to visit the Grand Canyon and experience the vastness of the place. I wanted to tune into its energy and feel the sacredness of time. Instead, I was entirely distracted by the hordes of loud people. We heard many languages, and the air of excitement […]
As a child, my favorite Christmas ornaments were birds. For some reason, I thought that birds belonged in trees and they were the perfect décor for a Christmas tree. As an adult, my tree sports keepsake ornaments from my husband’s family and a few gifts, but otherwise, our […]