Brodie pretty in pink

Sunday Stills: All About #Pets

While selecting November’s Sunday Stills themes, I discovered that the entire month is “Adopt a Senior Pet Month.” Awww. The first week in November is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, so why not make this challenge All About Pets? We had a similar photo challenge in April (It’s a Dog’s Life) which was a very …

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Brodie's home and missed his orange pillow.

Sunday Stills: It’s a #Dog’s Life

Did you know the last Sunday of April is National Pet Parents Day? Hooray, because I am one and I bet you are, too…or maybe so in the pawst! For this week’s Sunday Stills photography challenge, let’s celebrate the pets that make our lives so much richer! We make a lot of sacrifices for our …

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What are you doing for National Pet Day?

Celebrate National Pet Day!

Celebrate National Pet Day, April 11th! Of course, you love your pets! And they love you for giving them their forever home. But what about those animals in need of homes, vet care, food and shelter? Once you have appreciated your own pet, and lavished your love on it, please consider donating your resources to …

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How Emotions Can Inspire Your Writing

I Lost My Oreo

I just spent a fabulous weekend at a blogger's conference in Las Vegas. I am truly inspired by the incredible bloggers who are published authors or are living their dreams through their online businesses.  I share this post from a year ago as a testament to writing personal essays using our deepest emotions to tell a …

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Oreo-Loved-the Delta

I Lost My Oreo

Oreo was my beloved 14-year old Springer Spaniel-Australian Shepherd mix. He was 12-weeks old when he and his twin brother were brought to the SPCA. My daughters and I had just gotten a Chow puppy and were taking him home when we saw the cute, freckle-faced black and white pups. The next day, I came …

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