Somebody to Lean On

I’ve always believed that all animals are emotional therapy animals to the people who love them. Stories about enjoying close companionship with animals and being comforted by animals in times of illness or heartbreak are commonly shared by the humans with whom I most often interact. And I’ve certainly found my soul lifted over and over again by…

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Of Course It Was Me

I’d promised to prepare a pasta salad for a Fourth of July cookout. While I worried that I’d be whipping it together at the last minute, I managed to carve out some time earlier in the day to chop up all those fresh veggies and other fixings my family seems to enjoy so much in…

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