So…it’s been a while.

After more than three weeks of silence, she speaks!  The first post after a long respite always seems to be the most awkward.  I have a lot to say,  and yet so much I want to keep close to my heart.  Pardon me, as I work it all out and return to the happy worldContinue reading “So…it’s been a while.”

Movie Dogs & First Dogs

Today I went to the movie theater and saw “Marley & Me”.   Getting up, getting dressed, and going somewhere is a major victory in my battle against anxiety and depression right now.  It sounds silly when something that’s usually fun and easy is difficult, but such is the nature of the beast   Those of youContinue reading “Movie Dogs & First Dogs”

Photo Essay:: My Best Friend

Photography Amy Sondova, Shayna Skalicky, and Shannon Sistrunk. “Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” ~ George Elliot “All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it.” ~ Samuel Butler “If a dog jumps in your lap, it isContinue reading “Photo Essay:: My Best Friend”

The Love of a Dog

My little Maddy pie!  It’s been a rough couple of weeks.  Following God is never an easy task, especially when He leads us on paths that are unfamiliar and filled with unexpected dangers.  There is also joy in the journey, but lately I’ve had very little of that.  Things really got to me today.  I’veContinue reading “The Love of a Dog”

Vlog: Fun @ the Animal Shelter

Here’s a still shot of Chris and Douglas Oliver. Ain’t they a cute couple? It’s the weekend, so that means it’s time for another vlog (video + blog = vlog). Today’s entry is all about the importance of adopting pets from your local animal shelter. Sarah and I were at the shelter because we hadContinue reading “Vlog: Fun @ the Animal Shelter”

Animals Do What We Can’t

Read the comments section for an update on Owen and Mzee.  It started out as a cute story in the wake of a horrible tragedy. A baby hippo (and by baby, I mean all 650 pounds of him) was separated from his mother after the Tsunami of 2004. After being rescued by wildlife works andContinue reading “Animals Do What We Can’t”

Tiger Attacks Teen at Zoo

Tatiana the tiger was shot to death by a response team at the San Francisco Zoo after mauling three young men, killing one and seriously injuring two others (full story).  Early reports indicate that the young men who visited the zoo on Christmas day may have been taunting Tatiana before the attack.  Experts are stillContinue reading “Tiger Attacks Teen at Zoo”