Zoey the Pet Therapy Dog

A dog came to sit with me the other day. Her name is Zoey, a black and white border collie. She’s quite special because she’s a pet therapy dog.  Zoey got special permission after a year of Covid-19 to be with me during my testing and doctor appointment.  Her presence gave me comfort during one of my…

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Impeccable Little Book About A Dogs Role in Protecting Livestock – My Book Review

          I AM JAX,   PROTECTOR OF THE RANCH    and    I AM AVA, SEEKER IN THE SNOW A Dog’s Day Series, Books 1 and 2   By CATHERINE STIER Illustrated by Francesca Rosa   Animals / Adventure / Farm Life / Ranch Life / Chapter Books  Publisher: Albert Whitman and…

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A Story for Jules

  A long time ago when I was being an actress I made a friend. Her name was Becky Peel. She was a fellow actress too, along with a paying gig of being a hairdresser. She was often the life of a party. She loved all her friends – no matter gay or straight. Becky…

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Open Letter to Backyard Breeders

  Dear Backyard Breeders – I’m in bed reading at 11:30 at night with my window open for fresh air and your dog has been crying and barking for over an hour now. The barks turn to whimpers and then pitiful crying. Not even the fan is drowning out the sounds of your dog. You,…

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