Monthly Archives: September 2012

Failure Must Always Be An Option

"Deb-ra, it's 10:00, get to bed!" I'd been in the basement for hours learning how to use the pogo stick my parents had given me that day for my birthday. Throughout my childhood there were many skills I practiced for hours or days. There was the set of stilts my father made for me after we'd seen a kid walking downtown on a pair and [...]

By |2012-09-24T10:46:52-05:00September 24th, 2012|12 Comments

When in doubt, leave them home

We'll skip the crowds thank you Recently I spent the day at a booth at a Pet Expo. The dogs and owners I saw could provide me with a year’s worth of blog posts. I met some of the most caring and empathetic people you’d ever find, like the young man who lived with a reactive pitbull who displayed leash aggression. He was [...]

By |2012-09-20T09:49:50-05:00September 20th, 2012|15 Comments