We’re all familiar with the introvert/extrovert divide. There are lots of ways to generalize about people, some constructive and some not, but that is one I think of frequently. It helps me understand why some people may have a different preference. I often think of people using the […]
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The first cat video to make it on to this blog. Courtesy of Gerard at The Presurfer Blog. Be More Dog. Good advice for all of us.
One day my prince will come! Right? If you pay attention to popular TV, books, movies, greeting cards, candy makers, and the like, everyone knows that no woman’s life really starts until their true love arrives (and it’s always heterosexual – not!). I won’t go on about my […]
He invites me with a wiggle of his hips and the come-hither look in his eyes. As I near him, he stops and gives a sharp sound of delight. “Welcome to my garden,” he says, “thank you for tending it for me.” Russell Sprout was born feral and […]
In times of deep distress, there is one thing that comforts me like no other: a deep sniff of my dog’s fur. Cat fur comes in second. I just need to clarify that as a poodle, my dog has hair, really, not fur. And we keep him pretty […]
My companion animals are more than just my friends; they’re also my teachers. I’ve recently reflected on the lessons from my pushy, wild-caught cockatoo. He’s a rescue, probably over 35 years old, and full of personality. Domestic birds of his breed will learn to speak, but that boat […]
I have four wonderful and independent children. They are intelligent and know how to make up their own minds. They are growing up, and it hurt in an unexpected way today. I guess I should explain that I have loved books ever since I could hold them. My […]
So let’s say, just hypothetically, that something happened in your life that you didn’t enjoy. In fact, you might say it really sucked. You don’t ever want to go through that again. Maybe you got fired, jilted, embarrassed, or angry beyond words. Maybe you said something you shouldn’t […]
Everyone seems to be in such a hurry to just get over it. You know what I mean. Someone suffers the devastating loss of a loved one – a parent, partner, or child. His friends give him a decent amount of time and then start telling him to […]