Through my life, I have worn many hats, almost as if I lived many lives. When I shared this quote, “Praise your runners, encourage your walkers, but a ‘sitter’ will always be a sitter.” I didn’t realize how many comments and questions it would bring up—but it did! After my two terms as board president… Continue reading Runners … Walkers … Sitters
In his magical way, Cody the Cockatrice appeared as soon as he felt something amiss with his guardian children, especially when it had to do with their health and safety. Bryant’s feet had frozen in place and his breathing had become sporadic as his heart raced and thumped in his chest. His eyes were fixated… Continue reading Goose Bumps
“Mommy, why are we walking so far down the beach?” “Because I want to show you something magical. It’s a place my mother showed me when I was about your age.” Bubbles danced up through Sabrina as she held her mother’s hand and they continued to walk the beach. “Look, Mommy, the birds are as… Continue reading LAUGH UNTIL YOUR BELLY HURTS
The bond between horse and human can be one of incredible strength and love. Ask anyone who is a pet guardian, a real animal lover, and they will tell you that they are not “pets,” they are family. Our furry loved ones are incredible companions who give us unconditional love and understanding. Clyde and me!… Continue reading Our Perfect Companions – have four legs and four hooves.
The little child looked upward to the sky, but a gigantic creature was blocking the sun. He moved slowly toward the little girl, her feet frozen to the ground. Inches away, the animal’s nostrils flared and retracted as the air around her face disappeared. She felt a silent scream in her ears, and life seemed… Continue reading A Horse Can Teach Life Lessons
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
As I walked into the Antarctica exhibit at SeaWorld, I felt an overwhelming wave of concern wash over me. Simply remembering the penguin friends I had made in Antarctica in January 2020, thoughts of them lingered and I wondered how their world has changed since then. The National Geographic guides told us the areas we… Continue reading Antarctica Friends
Who can't fall in LOVE with Puffins!? Their little marching walk and their funny growling tones…and they are smaller than you might think! My Atlantic puffin friend Árni. He is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure out at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—he wants one more day to play with… Continue reading Iceland Anyone!?!
Soft white curls danced in the breeze as the little girl skipped down the dirt road, making her way to the fishing boat docks. Her father carried a fishing pole in one hand and Annie’s sack lunch in his other. Annie could feel the salt of the ocean as the shade of the trees disappeared.… Continue reading A Pet Pelican Named George!
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