Hello

Did you know that today is World Hello Day? Neither did I, until this morning. But after doing a bit of research, I discovered some interesting facts about it. World Hello Day was originally started in autumn 1973, as a response to the Yom Kippur war happening between Israel and Egypt. It was supposed toContinue reading “Hello”

Hamish’s Journey

When I found out I had breast cancer, it was a scary experience. A few years later, when I was told it had returned, was even scarier. But I’m lucky enough to have a great group of friends and family who were there for me, offering support, well wishes and a shoulder to cry on.Continue reading “Hamish’s Journey”

Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows

Don’t get me wrong; this wasn’t my first road trip since arriving in Scotland. But it was a bit of an adventure! And it’s all because of lawn bowls… yes you read that correctly! My newest hobby, thanks to my aunt’s cousin, Joan. Joan was taking me to a town called Denny, just outside Falkirk,Continue reading “Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows”

My Aurora

Five years ago, my sweet girl Aurora passed. She came to me at the boarding kennel I owned in 2001, as a rescue foster dog. The poor thing was nothing but skin and bones after having lived on the streets for goodness knows how long. She had finally been trapped and taken to the “pound”Continue reading “My Aurora”

Happy Father’s Day!

I had decided not to post a blog on Sundays, just to give myself and my followers a break. But I felt I would be remiss in my duties if I didn’t take a quick moment to say “Happy Father’s Day” to all the dads out there. I don’t care if you are a biologicalContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day!”

The Taming Of The Chipmunk.

Just when I thought I had my hands full, feeding all the local squirrels, now I have a new little friend to love. I’ve known for some time that a chipmunk has been living on our property. I’ve seen the many “residences” it has dug in my lawn, and on the gravel area where theContinue reading “The Taming Of The Chipmunk.”

The Pet “Auntie”

I have always loved animals, and for most of my life, have had 4-legged furry family members padding around. But right now, I don’t have any. That’s why I was so delighted to meet a few new furry friends this past week! The first of these was Koda. He owns my friend and colleague, Andie,Continue reading “The Pet “Auntie””

Book Launch Coming Soon!

I’m very excited to announce the launch of our compilation book, Choices for Change: Courageous Decisions That Changed Lives. Our official launch day is a week from today, June 22nd. It’s hard to believe that it came up so quickly – only 7 more sleeps! I have written four pieces for the book, and thisContinue reading “Book Launch Coming Soon!”

Busy Days, Exciting Times!

I hope everyone is managing to stay busy, like I am during this lovely lock down. I know a lot of businesses are starting to open back up, but I also know a lot of people who can’t go back to work yet. As you probably know by now, if you’ve been reading my blogs,Continue reading “Busy Days, Exciting Times!”

A Little “Cat-titude”

Domestic cats have been a part of our lives since ancient times, around 7500BC. It is believed that the ancient Egyptians were the first people to domesticate them. The Egyptians venerated and worshiped the cat above all other animals. They say that cats have not forgotten this, and from the behavior of any cat I’veContinue reading “A Little “Cat-titude””