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What Quarantine Shows Us

  Rob jokes that we’ve been in quarantine since 1985, when we both started working full-time as writers, without part-time employment as a teacher or a journalist. But since we never have been strictly under a nationwide lockdown – unable … Continue reading

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NIGEL’S SECRET JOURNAL EP:3

  This is my third journal entry. The first two were on February 14 and March 6. I live with two cats – Nala and Beowulf. The first is small and completely black, a rescue the neighbors made when Nala … Continue reading

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From Nigel’s Secret Journal, #2

My humans believe that since Noah died nearly a year ago,  I’ve been lonely. Depressed. It’s one of the reasons they’re always glad when Nika, Megan’s dog, comes to visit. It’s why they do this thing called Rover, where dogs … Continue reading

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From Nigel’s Secret Journal

Jessie  after Hurricane Wilma, 2005 Nigel & his binky                                                  Los tres amigos Noah’s final day at the beach                  Noah teaching Nigel how to travel ++ We love you. Period. No conditions, … Continue reading

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TURNING 30! Happy Birthday, Megan!

  Thirty years ago, on August 31, 1989, our daughter, Megan, was born. No C-section, no spinal, but a shot of Demerol for pain, and a very long labor – 30 hours. She’d been due on September 4, but was … Continue reading

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Nala, Nigel, Noah, Nika

Nala is now at least 6 months old and quite comfortable around the house. She’s spayed, has all her shots, and now runs around outside in the backyard, chasing lizards and insects. She also climbs trees. But whenever I shake … Continue reading

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Melissa and the Animal Communicator

  Heather Bristol is a medium/animal communicator in central Florida. After our daughter’s cat, Piper, died suddenly and unexpectedly, Megan had a reading with her that greatly eased her grief about Piper’s death. After our Golden Retriever, Noah, died last … Continue reading

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NOAH

Noah – the red; Nigel the blondie; Nika the black and white   There are times when your heart breaks so completely that the best you can do is not cry for 30 seconds. Our Golden Retriever, Noah, came to … Continue reading

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The Rescues

Someone sent this to Rob and we both got a good laugh about it. A few hours later, we took Noah and Nigel to the dog park. As soon as we entered, a dog we hadn’t seen before came racing … Continue reading

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Synchronicity and Death

With any emotional event, there are synchronicities and when that event involves death, they tend to be powerful and in your face. Anyone who has pets knows that that animals have their own agendas. They can be teachers, creative inspiration, … Continue reading

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DOGS

A hug or a hump?’ The relationship that has developed between Noah and Nigel is interesting. There’s something very human in this hug, Nigel’s legs holding and surrounding Noah’s upper body like this, the human equivalent of, Oh wow, you’re … Continue reading

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Animals sensing the future

Powder cat, figuring how to get off the couch +++ Animals  live in a universe of synchronicity. They are so fully present in the moment that they seem to swim in the flow of time, regardless of where they are … Continue reading

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Really? You’ll shoot my dog?!

  Around 9 p.m. on Friday, February 23, we were working in our respective offices and Rob suddenly said, “Hey, there’s someone out in the yard.” Our yard is completely fenced, and to get into you either have to jump … Continue reading

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