Grief, Loss, and Dogs

I grew up with animals. I was my mother’s partner in crime. We were quite the animal rescue dynamic duo; the guardians of fur, scales, shells, and clammy skin. We rescued toads from being smashed under street lights after a rain, and western box turtles from becoming street goo. We bred guinea pigs and had […]

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Attack of the Killer Caterpillars

A couple of bright yellow caterpillars became a hundred or so, and those hundred quickly became an overwhelming amount. The ground at the ranch was swarming with little yellow caterpillars enthusiastically on their way to any food source. I was taken aback. For such little creatures, they were migrating at an alarming pace. Their appetite […]

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