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  • The Toiling

    The year she died, I pressed my knees and hands heavy into the earth.  Pulling and planting, I’d work my body until sweat rolled easily, salty streams pooling on the earth below.  Tilling, toiling and pulling at the earth, I’d wipe away tears and falling......

  • How Important Are Your Pet’s Teeth?

    Let’s first ask how important are your teeth? Do you brush regularly? Visit a dentist for cleaning and exams? If you have a toothache, how long do you wait to have it treated? What would you do if you lost a tooth or your gums......

  • Words Matter

    The first essay I wrote for a publication assigned a character limit of 1,400, equating to about 300 words – a little under a page.  300 words seem doable until I sit down and attempt to commit 300 words to paper.  Every single time I......

  • The Inevitable

    Have you noticed the candy corn is already stacked high and imploring us all to, “stock up now!”?  Just the other day I came very close to acquiescing. In any other year I would have casually tucked the hardly healthy amongst the “Harvested Locally!”.  In......

  • When Food = Love

    How to maintain a healthy weight for your pet Sharing food with our beloved pets can bring great joy to both parties. Unfortunately, food and treats can be a side effect of too much love, leading pets to become overweight or obese. Here are some tips......