The Weekly – What are You Still Hurt About?

Did you know there is Healing through Heeling… It turns out that my Papillion, Stewart, failed the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen trail, twice in his youth. Years ago, when I brought him home my family was going through some hard times. We had two young boys and through the turmoil I fear they were less […]

The Weekly – A Wee Bit of the Irish… 1 way to add a bit of the green

Are You Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Is every holiday a time to promote? That’s like asking, is every day a day to sell? Ha! So St. Patrick’s day is this weekend – what is 1 thing you can do to add more green to your business? You probably have more ideas than the one […]

The Weekly – People Make Up Stories…

Women in the Pet Industry Network Skips a Conference Year! Here’s to another successful 5 years of GROWTH! “Did You hear that Women in the Pet Industry Network is canceling their conference this year?” “No, I didn’t! What’s going on, do you know? “No I don’t but it can’t be good. I mean why would […]

The Weekly – Is it Really Unconditional?

Do Dogs Really Give Us Unconditional Love? My little guy, Stewart does lots of things that make my heart melt. One of them is asking to get under the covers where we spoon – or I should say, where I spoon around his furry frame and where he licks any exposed skin he can reach. […]

Pet Women Weekly – Red, White and Booze

Dear Pet Lover, What’s Your Tradition?   Yesterday, on the 4th of July you would have found me in a camp chair alongside the road in St. Paul, Oregon for a good old fashioned small town parade. You can’t get more American than that in my mind. Horses, farm machinery, all the rodeo queens from […]

Pet Women Weekly – Are You Rightsizing Your Life?

Dear Pet Lover, How do you keep things in order?  It’s the end of May – 5 months flew by in 2017 and now it’s spring and some people do spring cleaning, how about you?  The 3rd virtue from Benjamin’s 13 Virtues is about order. And what is order expect this – from Benjamin: Order: […]

Pet Women Weekly – Do You Want to be Remembered?

 Dear Pet Lover, What is Memorial Day For?   This coming weekend most of us, in America will be enjoying a 3 day holiday. And it’s interesting to me that most of us don’t know or care why. So that got me thinking and Googling… Here’s some info you might find as interesting as I […]

Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Question everything?

Dear Pet Lover, Question everything?  What is your intention for the week? Ask yourself… Are you asking yourself good questions? Do the questions you ask – begin with how or why? (How is better.) A favorite Mind-Setting Quote: “It is not every question which deserves an answer.” ~Publilius Syrus (Roman author, 1st century B.C.)     […]

Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Are you taking care of you?

Dear Pet Lover, Are you taking care of you? What is your intention for the week? Ask yourself… Are you taking good care of the body you have? What can you do to be nicer to yourself this week? A favorite Mind-Setting Quote: “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best […]

Pet Women Weekly – Will You Practice Self-Restraint?

Dear Pet Lover, It’s a Temperance Week! We are embarking on Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Virtues for the accountability group I lead, Monday through Friday at 5:15 AM – yes, you read that right, 5:15 AM. One reason these leaders get up so early is because they seek to accomplish more, become more, experience more than […]