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Are You Squandering Your Most Valuable Resource?

The truth is, just about anything you truly desire comes with a price tag. The price tag isn’t always money. Sometimes the cost is time. Sometimes the cost is energy. Sometimes the cost is giving up something else in order … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Have a Dog

This might seem like an odd title given the fact that I have way too many dogs… 16 of them, in fact (see my previous post 10 + 1 = 16). But seriously, some people just shouldn’t have dogs. I … Continue reading

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Ten Plus One Equals Sixteen

Like so much of my life, today did not go according to plan. I guess I should start with 2 months ago. I work for a veterinary surgical facility. We do high-end, difficult cases that regular veterinarians don’t want to … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Younger Self

I sit here and think about my life… the things that I’ve done… the things that I wish I had done… and the things I wish I had known 30 years ago. If I could send a letter back to … Continue reading

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Peaceful Morning

She wakes without an alarm. She has been doing it for years. Her daily routine is firmly ingrained in the individual cells of her body. She lies there for a moment, thinking about the day ahead. She stretches her arms … Continue reading

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