The Pasture Bully

Of the horses I’ve known and loved, Harry was my favorite. I used to have an elderly friend who had many dogs and loved them all, but she had one special little dog who was “the dog of her heart,” and she said you only get one in a lifetime. Well, Harry was the horse…

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The Terrier and the Blister

Not too long ago, I had a blister. You know the kind. Raw, red, and it hurt like Hades. I earned it the old-fashioned way. I was on a get healthy/lose weight kick with that compulsion that shows up once in a while, usually in the spring, when you remember summer is coming and there…

Animal vs Human?

What can humans do that animals can't? The answer might surprise you. Over at Theodora Thought, a young wildlife rehabilitation specialist who works in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of Northern California, is musing on this very subject. Here's a start: Humankind is part of animal kind. What superiority do we really have over animals?…