Elsa’s Legacy on the Giving Tree Continues

I still miss Elsa. I love Fergus, Jonas, and HB, and Missy in her time as well, but their existence is separate, not a replacement. Which is, I suppose, as it should be when remembering family members. Of course, I miss Ezra and Cassady, too, but there’s something about Elsa. Perhaps it was the way …

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Choosing to Dwell on the Positive Memories

I remember. . . Driving with my parents down to Charleston, IL to see my brother in an original musical at Eastern Illinois University. It was a show with three characters: Adam, Eve, and the snake. My brother played the snake with sly, sinister savvy. Traveling to Virginia to see my brother’s show at Busch …

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Oh Croc Hunter, I Hardly Knew Ye

When I awoke this morning, the first news I received was that Steve Irwin was dead. Although this certainly doesn’t affect me personally, and even in the face of all the people dying on a daily basis, this saddens me. Steve and I loved watching the Crocodile Hunter and Croc Files. Steve Irwin was the …

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Steve and Anne’s Animal Rescue

This year was an exciting one with the joining together of Steve’s cats with mine, and the number of cats in need that came our way. Soon, we will be known as Steve and Anne’s Animal Rescue! Finding a Home for Wingnut At the beginning of August, Steve and I moved into a new place …

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