Winter Wonderland

Snow didn’t come as often in the town I grew up in. Of course, when I was a child, there seemed to be snow (and snow days) all the time. One memorable year, we left school for Christmas break in December and didn’t come back to school until February because of all the snow. My […]

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A Place in the World

A place in the world is with those you love, no matter where they are. Photo by Ashley French Photo Prompt: Place in the World

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10 Books That Feature Dogs.

I love dogs. I love books. I especially love books about dogs. I wish I read more of them. They make me so warm and fuzzy inside. Here are some books that feature dogs: Marley & Me by John Grogan Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Old Yeller by Fred Gibson Where the Red Feen […]

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Mornings.

Mornings have an aura of sacredness. They have a gentle quietness, a cocoon of peacefulness that can’t be found at any other part of the day. It’s the time of day where I can focus the most. The last few mornings I’ve been especially enjoying my time. I’ve been reading my religious book of choice […]

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Favorite Animals: Elephants

So, what is your favorite animal? Is it a dog, a cat, a penguin? When I was growing up, my favorite animal was an elephant. Elephants still are my favorite animal. I’m not quite sure why, to be honest. Other people love tigers or dolphins or wolves. I love elephants. They just seem so majestic. […]

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Things That Make Me Smile.

We don’t focus on the good things in life often enough. That’s why I just started following Suzie’s July gratitude month. I’m a little behind, but I’m always behind. Day 17 is things that make me smile. This should definitely be easy for me, because there are many things that make me smile. My husband.¬†Ever […]

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Pablo, the Husky Shepherd.

With the world in upheaval, it’s comforting to focus on the simple pleasures of life instead of the big picture. We adopted our dog two and a half weeks ago from the local humane society. His name’s Pablo and he’s a little over two years old. They told us he was a mix between a […]

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Movie Night: Dolphin Reef and Onward

Yesterday was deemed a lazy day. But in reality, isn’t everyday a lazy day these days? I mean, you stay at home all day, every day. If you have an office job that deems you have work to do at home on a computer, then you do that. But other than that, you spend time […]

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Animal Symbolism.

What animal best represents you and why? The first animal that came to mind are elephants and not because they’re one of my favorite animals. Well, maybe it is because they’re one of my favorite animals. They are graceful, thoughtful beings, with long memories and strong loyalties. They even stick with they’re families for most, […]

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Childhood Dreams.

When I was a child, I dreamed of becoming two things: A veterinarian A writer I guess when I was very small, I used to watch James Herriot’s show All Creatures Great and Small and told my parents that this is what I wanted to do with my life. As I grew older, I also […]

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