I had a dental appointment today and I shared the waiting room with an elderly woman accompanied by her daughter.
I am lingering in this, the small window of quiet time before afternoon feeding begins, watching the day say good-bye.
Maizey is our wild child. She holds a high opinion of herself and of her role in the workings of
Instead of whisking the empty dog bag out to the garbage, I let it lay open on the ground and
It hasn’t even been a week since little foster pup, Annie, joined us. Think of it: A week ago she
Though the days are shorter, the quality of weather this week has made for some glorious outside time. The house
In my quest for greater self kindness, I have cogged onto this: I drag out the mantle of responsibility way
I won’t write about Annie every single day, but I will write about her today. That little pup has been
Do you remember the circumstances of Tootsie’s rescue? She belonged to an elderly woman who was taken from her home
I live in two places — the house and then also the barn. The rhythm of any given day is
We scheduled Marco for a vet visit, the last one in our record week of vet visits. Marco is a
We have been frequent fliers at the small animal vet this week; seriously Platinum Level. By the end of tomorrow,
That big blue heron sitting high in my backyard tree is the protagonist in today’s view on kindness. We live
The tractor doesn’t get put into work every day. It depends on the weather and the season, but usually every
Mornings start at the barn. The big horses have been out in the pasture for the night and the little
Every morning, after I bring the horses into the barn, I let loose the dogs so we can walk the
I am an introvert by nature and the last year of social disruption seems to have made me even more
I enjoy making things. After breast cancer five years ago, I took up quilting. Cutting fabric into small pieces and
There are just two of us here, Gordy and me, but we share our life with nine dogs, eight horses,
There is a tree in the back middle of our property; a live oak with a magnificent and unique wingspan.