How long does it take to get over something traumatic? Do you ever really “get over it” or do you just find coping mechanisms? Or do you eventually just become completely inured to the pain? We adopted one of our dogs when she was just over eight weeks old. She had been dumped at the
I have a reminder set on my computer that alerts me once a month to write a piece for my blog. I enjoy writing and I hope that someone enjoys reading what I write, but like with so many things in our busy world several months can go by with no creative words before I
Prior to getting chickens I did a lot of research. I wanted to understand not just what I could expect from the chickens themselves, but also what the dynamic might look like with respect to the various other pets we have, what the time commitment was, and what major problems we needed to plan for.
In the work I do I am often called on to ask an individual or a group: what are you trying to accomplish? It’s not a brilliant question, in fact it is the kind of thing you often just take for granted –surely this has been considered before embarking on an action. Right? Well the
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away. Actually, no – many years ago in a town not so far away my daughter who was then seven decided that she wanted a pet of her own. We had a dog and two cats but they belonged to the family and she wanted her
For no good reason I have wanted chickens for years. It’s not a bandwagon thing since some of the appeal seems to be wearing off, at least in my geographic region. And it is certainly not an economic thing because these eggs are going to cost way more than the ones I buy in the
Excellent resume, great credentials, senior title or up-and-coming – on paper you look fabulous and have it all together. But what happens when you feel like something is missing, or a challenge won’t go away, or something you are reaching for stays out of reach? There is an underlying expectation in the professional world that