In the 1990s, I had two Golden Retrievers that I took over from my mother. She’d found that they needed too much exercise and she didn’t have the energy for them, and […]
by Arin Greenwood Three days ago I went outside my house in St. Petersburg, Florida, and found a butterfly struggling on my front path. She was flapping and trying to fly, but […]
My little ones are big ones now and although I dreamed (then) of these child free days, I find I miss them horribly. So I’ve been thinking of their […]
If you’re like me, you know you should meditate. It would reduce anxiety and improve sleep, focus, and memory. The thing is, whenever dog people sit on the floor and assume the lotus position, one dog licks your face, the other drops a ball in your lap, and the other stands by the back door, farting ominously.
Today, December 24, I have 24 monarch butterfly chrysalises, one of which is about to eclose and become a #ChristmasEveButterfly any minute now. Today, I released three butterflies. Within five days, there should be a dozen more new butterflies– and then nine more butterflies after that. And that’s only what I have indoors.
It’s officially winter. At some point, this has to stop, right?
The other one’s from Jersey.
I’m not going to make any New Year’s Resolutions this year. Do you want to know why? Because more than a month ago, I said I was going to stop raising monarch […]
by Lisa Lanser Rose People tell me all the time they admire me for fostering dogs. “I could never foster,” they say. “I’d get too attached.” I know it’s meant as […]
Savvy begins to bark before I even have my tennis shoes all the way on. She’s excited! We’re going to the dog park! Hurry up! Time for a walk! It drives my […]
I used to joke that everything I learned about teaching, I learned from dog training. Then I’d scold my class, “Sit! Stay! Hush!” The truth is, especially since the rise of positive […]