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Responsibility — Teaching Children About Proper Pet Care

It was a common occurrence at the shelter: people turning in animals because their children were not caring for them. Most of the time the animals were in fairly good shape, but sometimes they were emaciated to the point where we would make sure to get all the surrenderer’s information, in case it was a cruelty case. (Usually not since ... Read More »

The Face of The Enemy…Why I Avoid Political Discussions.

I don’t talk about politics that much ’cause no good would come of it. Either it would cause fights or I would have to debate some intolerant jackass who I’ll picture flushed and with eyes bulging out…on the brink of a heart attack. I’m not saying the “other side” is filled with intolerant jackasses. No, all sides are filled with ... Read More »

Adventures of a Slayer-Wanna-Be.

Every girl who could have the power… will have the power… can stand up, will stand up. Slayers… every one of us. Make your choice. Are you ready to be strong? Chosen, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Season 7. The first time my husband caught be watching Buffy, I was embarrassed. How cheesy. The second time I was defensive. The third ... Read More »