Simple Start, Weight Watchers — Why? Because It Works!


Dearest Readers: Yes, I know…I’ve been quiet. As you recall, the new year started with a loss…not at Weight Watchers, but a loss of a loved one — our precious little Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. She was at least ten-years-old, probably closer to twelve. For approximately six months we watched her slowly fading away fromContinue reading “Simple Start, Weight Watchers — Why? Because It Works!”

To a New Year, New Beginnings, Goals and Promises – Learning to Move On


Dearest Readers: My last post, Saturday, January 4, 2014 was written with a broken heart after we lost our precious Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. To say it has been a stressful, depressing and an almost unbearable week is an understatement. I have caught myself bursting into tears as the sea of grief rushes over meContinue reading “To a New Year, New Beginnings, Goals and Promises – Learning to Move On”

In Memory of Precious Shasta Daisy Shampagne, Our Adorable Maltese


Dearest Readers: Only moments ago, when I awoke, I rushed to check on our precious, weakened little girl, our adorable Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. Today, when I touched her to whisper love words and good morning to her, she did not respond. I uncovered her from the blankets keeping her warm. Only this time, sheContinue reading “In Memory of Precious Shasta Daisy Shampagne, Our Adorable Maltese”

Gobble…Gobble…Gobble…Happy Thanksgiving!


Thursday, November 28, 2013 Dearest Readers: On this date, November 28, 2013, we celebrate Thanksgiving. As we grow, there are many traditions made, and some traditions are broken. Growing up in the State of Georgia, my family taught me many traditions during the holidays, especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The holidays were for family. IContinue reading “Gobble…Gobble…Gobble…Happy Thanksgiving!”

Caring For A Sick Baby — Our Little Maltese


Dearest Readers: To those of you who read my blog regularly, you recognize what an advocate I am for animals, especially rescued dogs. We are the proud family with five dogs, four which are rescues. Yes, they are expensive to keep up and care for, but words cannot express how fulfilling it is to seeContinue reading “Caring For A Sick Baby — Our Little Maltese”

Cletus Has a New Home


Dearest Readers: I am pleased to announce my little foster child, Sweet little, Cleet, Cleet, has a new home. Tomorrow morning I will take him to his new home. He has been such an interesting little character, and he has taught me much about acceptance, trust, gentleness and kindness. After he came into our livesContinue reading “Cletus Has a New Home”

What Is An Animal Communicator


Six weeks ago a new foster baby was brought into our home…a frightened, sandy blonde and cream-colored mini-Schnauzer, Maltese mix named Cletus. Riding home in the car with my friend, Lyn, another foster parent, I held little Cleet…Cleet in my lap. Each time I touched him, he cringed. He would not look at me. HisContinue reading “What Is An Animal Communicator”