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Return to nature to find your nature

Return to nature to find your nature

0 / April 17, 2014 9:02 am

By Jennifer Ross Although Thursdays may not typically be the most common time for fun get-togethers, a couple of weeks ago this Ross household actually had two opportunities present themselves. First, Jennifer Ross “Body” decided to have virus come over […]

Your dog is a person, too

0 / April 17, 2014 8:08 am

By Tracie Korol We are now floating in the sea change where dogs, in earlier centuries regarded as pests or property, later to become helpmates and co-workers, are now not even companions and friends. Now, they are family.  And as […]

Social media and small business: Post today, regret tomorrow

1 / April 10, 2014 8:21 am

By Cherimie Crane Weatherford Never one accused of being an oracle, often I hesitate prior to parting unsolicited wisdom on the unsuspecting. Having made far too many less-than-stellar decisions, a quiet nod or a quick retreat has served better than […]

Exiled to the attic: Part II of Horseshoes and the Ex

0 / April 10, 2014 8:05 am

By Danette Vernon I was 38, and in my third year in college. It was 1998. I was studying art therapy, and as I searched through a bank of micro-fish one afternoon, I found a few lines that took my […]

Ears to you

0 / April 10, 2014 7:57 am

By Tracie Korol When the Blue Angels perform practiced maneuvers low over my house, I noticed that with each pass my visiting pack flattened to the ground, ears clamped tight to the head. The noise was painful to my ears […]

Off to a good start

0 / April 2, 2014 11:06 pm

By Tracie Korol “We just got a puppy this weekend!” is a sentence I hear more often than a non-dog person would. I wade cautiously into these exchanges curious to know if the new owner was overcome with spontaneous puppy […]

Exercise and lifestyle can affect visual impairment

0 / April 2, 2014 10:58 pm

By Mark S. Siegel, MD In 2020, the number of people in the United States with visual impairment — sight loss often caused by eye disease, trauma, or a congenital or degenerative condition that cannot be corrected with glasses or […]

Horseshoes and the Ex: Part I

0 / March 27, 2014 8:33 pm

By Danette Vernon I clearly remember coming home from school one day and shyly telling my mother that I had experienced a moment of distinction that day. I have to admit though, that it doesn’t take much for a second […]

The wolf on the sofa

0 / March 27, 2014 11:31 am

By Tracie Korol Dogs straddle two worlds; they all carry a template of behaviors inherited from their wolf ancestors.  With varying degrees of success, they attempt to overlay this template on their lives amongst us humans. Sometimes, the template doesn’t […]

A family that plays together

0 / March 20, 2014 11:10 am

By Tracie Korol When we watch a litter of puppies play we can be convinced that play is a natural behavior. But I’m sure you’ve met some dogs that don’t play well or that don’t seem interested play at all.  […]