Remembering to be here now

Remembering to be here now

During the year-end US holidays, I enthusiastically use the excuse to enjoy some of my favorite foods. Cooking with or for loved ones delights me. The delicately soft leaves and woodsy scent of sage make me happy when I can be here now to enjoy the present moment....
More than words

More than words

Noella is nervous. She is in an unfamiliar public park, surrounded by children and dogs and other scary things she aggressively chases away. She doesn’t know it yet, but she is about to lose her anchor of security, the familiar person who has lovingly fostered her for...
Deaf dogs can’t be trained

Deaf dogs can’t be trained

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours,” wrote Richard Bach. If you wish, you can also argue for your dog’s limitations. “He’s just dumb.” “She’ll never calm down.” “Blind dogs are...
Yes, it is scary

Yes, it is scary

The new vet assistant’s behavior was setting my teeth on edge. Everyone else was aware of my foster dog’s extreme fears and had adjusted their behaviors for her comfort and receptivity to healing procedures. But this woman was determined to ignore the...

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