Women who run with the wolves

Words: “Forgiveness Is An Act Of Creation…”

“Forgiveness is an act of creation. You can choose from many ways to do it. You can forgive for now, forgive till then, forgive till the next time, forgive but give no more chances it’s a whole new game if there is another incident. You can give one more chance, give several more chances, give many chances, give chances only if. You can forgive part, all, or half of the offense. You … [Read More ...]

FDA doesn't know what is in our food

Even The FDA Doesn’t Know What’s In Our Food

Eating and drinking is about as basic to our survival as it gets. While we might debate whether various manufactured foods are the healthiest choices we can make in a day, we assume the FDA has approved their ingredients before we eat them.  We assume all the ingredients meet the standard of a … [Read More...]

cyber conversations

DARE WE SAY Cyber Conversations

Cyber conversations seem like a rarity these days. Despite our claims of staying connected on-line, too much of what we say on the internet is targeted at others.   We command, demand and cajole.   We make statements expressing our own views and calling out opposing views.  All the while, we talk … [Read More...]

Joyful side of Animal rescue

The Joyful Side of Animal Rescue

Would you be surprised to know there is a joyful side of animal rescue? So much of what we see and hear about animal rescue is focused on the pain, sadness, and fear of abandoned and abused animals.  These have become compelling (and well established) motivators for national and international … [Read More...]

Righteously Indignant 2

Dear Righteously Indignant (a.k.a. ME)

Last night I started to fall into the trap.  I know the writer, but not well.  While I can't imagine he/she was pointing directly at me, it felt as if an all encompassing accusing finger was being raised in my direction.  I could feel a giant target being drawn on my chest. Contradictory knowledge … [Read More...]




Book: COMMITTED by Patrick Ross

Believe it or not, I am a first-time memoir reader and might have missed out on COMMITTED: A MEMOIR OF THE ARTIST'S ROAD, if not for getting to know Patrick Ross through his Artist’s Road blog over the past few years. I’m not sure all … [Read More]


Suckling baby javelinas.

Behind the Scenes

At night I’ve been known to stare into the quiet darkness beyond our windows, so different from the fierce sunlight of the day and its illumination. And I wonder: what really happens out there, after the sun slithers behind the mountains? What … [Read More]