Category Archives: Pets

How Do You Do It All?

I’ve had several people over the last couple of months comment on my blog, on Facebook or in person, “I don’t see how you have time to do it all.” It’s no secret – I am busy.  But, who isn’t?  … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Furry Kids

Some of us have furry kids.  Others have human kids.  I have both. My two furry kids are 12 and 13 years old now.  By human standards they would be strong-willed, prepubescent, know-it-all tweens just beginning to make a mark on this big, amazing world. … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Learning a new language is never an easy thing.  Sure, to some multilinguals, learning a language may come naturally but there are always nuances, figures of speech and idioms that don’t translate across cultures. For instance, when I lived in … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 1 “Happy Turdey Day”

The 12 Days of Anecdotes In the spirit of the season, I plan to post 12 anecdotal holiday stories (all true) for you all to enjoy.  When you feel like you can’t possibly see another fruit cake or hear another … Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend, Not Bedfellow

I’ve always been an animal lover. As long as I can remember, I have grown up with pets of all sorts. I’ve had pet dogs, turtles, a rabbit, and birds. Because animals have always been a part of my life, I … Continue reading

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