Topsy the Elephant

Smuggled into the country while young, Topsy was an Asian elephant. Tormented and tortured throughout her life in the name of entertainment. Thomas Edison electrocuted her 4 January 1903 in an effort to show the world just how lethal Alternating Current was. It was his hope that people would abandon Read more…

And then there were 5

We have been talking about adopting a cat for a while. Dexter and Cinder were unknown factors. We visited with my kitty-cousin Smokey and they did well. So I started looking at adoptables. Then I found her… Allow me to introduce our newest family member. More to follow.

Help the Animals

Living in such small space gives way to a big imagination when it comes to animals. I have always had a multi-pet household. Truth be told if we didn’t RV full-time I would love to have a farm and just be surrounded by animals day and night. Goats, cows, horses, Read more…

You Get What You Need

I spent my first few years in Morrow County Ohio – most of my mother’s family still lives here. So, we are here for a few weeks visiting and catching up. It was an ordinary Monday – a bit of grocery gathering, a bit of laundry washing. I stepped out Read more…

Iowa Welcomes You

The first wolf to return to Iowa in almost 90 years was shot and killed by a man who thought it was a coyote. First – if you are a hunter of ANY game — shouldn’t you be able to spot the difference between what you are hunting and what Read more…

Just a Dog 2

Going through photographs this week and coming across memories good and bad. I found this treasure… This is the last photo I took of Korkie. I thought I would have more time. We always do. A few months before we lost her I was explaining the details of her treatment Read more…

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