Thanksgiving.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, a day usually dedicated to food, community, and feeling grateful. There are plenty of myths and misinformation about Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales seem to creep in earlier and earlier each year. For so many reasons,...

Two Years.

Two years ago, I started ‘Animals of the Pacific Northwest’ and so much as changed since then. I started this project because I realized that there’s an amazing online community that loves animals the environment like I do and because folks were...

Remembering Rooster and Milo.

In the last couple of weeks, we had to say goodbye to both Rooster and Milo. These two dogs were best friends, brothers in some way. Milo was the little brother who adored and annoyed Rooster but they loved hanging out together and taught each other some tricks (like...

Rooster’s 7th Gotcha Day!

At the beginning of 2012, Rooster came to my family’s home for a home visit to see if he’d be a good fit with us. It’s been seven years since then and he’s been a wonderful and consistent part of our family. Even with all his anxiety and flaws,...