Peace of Mind!

You know, so often I only pop on here to complain.Well, today I have decided I needed to share a Good Day!Today, we flew to Sedona!It was a GOOD DAY!!People were pleasant.They smiled.  They joked!Heck, I even needed to put my watch in a strangers container VERY QUICKLY before I got scanned and mostly likely DETAINED for setting the scanner off! I turned to the guy behind me and said, “Do you mind if I put my watch with your stuff, mind has slid through.”He answered, “No problem, you go right ahead.”...more

Animal Lover Part I: The Saga Begins

I originally published this post back in December of 2010, when no one read my blog but my parents and my pet cat. It is actually pretty good. But it is very long. So, with a nod to Star Wars, I am breaking it into a trilogy and re-publishing it. Enjoy! ...more

Just More Meat in Motion?

Over the break I (re)noticed two important things about my giant-arsed dog....more

5 Pet Safety Tips During the Holidays

From my home to yours: Merry Christmas, Friends! Hope you are enjoying time together with family and friends this holiday.Seems like I write a great deal about fun things for people during the holidays. Here's a special message from my dogs that they want you to hear: Five tips to keep your dogs and other pets safe during the holidays:...more

P.L.A.Y. Designed for Pets, People and Planet

P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You)takes pets, their humans, the planet and the notion of design very seriously. In other words, P.L.A.Y. designs pet beds that are incredibly comfortable (for pets), that look great and are highly durable and washable (for humans) and that are made from post-consumer recycled product (for the planet). P.L.A.Y. pet beds are completely unique in so many ways. The company is committed to doing its part in helping the environment. The P.L.A.Y. beds are filled with Planer Fill™ polyfiber which is made out of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles....more

A Great Tragedy

Do you see this face, this face was one of the sweetest faces you will ever kiss....more
An awful tragedy and it is heart-breaking to know that someone so cruel would shoot such a ...more

Damages of Keeping Wild Animals as Pets

While I was feeding my sons lunch recently, we were listening to NPR’s show This American Life. One story had to do with a Cape Cod couple who rescued a baby turkey from the clutches of a red-tailed hawk and raised it like a pet. They let the turkey run wild but treated it like a pet when it hung around their house....more
As a former zookeeper, I wholeheartedly agree. We constantly had people calling us to take their ...more

I Know These Are the Qualities You’d Like in a Dog, but You SCREAM a Bad Match

http://thebaboo.comI’ve been on a mission to adopt a Boxer puppy and I’ve been doing research on the breed and searching for puppies every day. I’ve been contacting breeders and asking questions. I asked one particular breeder if she could direct me to a breeder whose dogs are on the smaller side, don’t drool, and have a more mellow personality (boxers are high energy dogs, but some have more energy than others.)...more

Sunday Social - Blue

Anne Kimball Bringing Borya Home Next one down on my siggy line...Anne, Wife of Fred for 23 yearsMom of:Patrick (16)James (16)Rosie (13)Bella(14)Julie (13)Daniel (12)My children around the world:Milly in TaiwanEun Hae in South KoreaFelice in Hong KongNadya in GermanyObrin in New YorkAnd our critters Blue, Annabelle, Fiona, Sunny, Sophie and Cindy-Lou; Mamfy, Mali and Punkin; Nick; Frog 1 and Horny Toad; Charlie and Dizzy; Minnie an...more

We Are Bad Fish Parents

Our first fish tank was one of those little 20 gallon things that comes in a starter kit with the hood lamp, pumps, and plastic plants included for One Low Price....more
Oh, I'm not above bribery. Both of my kids were potty trained via M&M's, stickers, special ...more