I was itching to pick up the microphone and belt out a tune but had never done such a thing.
I was looking through my kitchen cupboard the other day at all the mugs I’ve accumulated over the years, and it brought back a memory of my mother and her quest to end the holiday gift exchange at her office
The thing that’s interesting about downsizing to this extent is not only how painful the process is but also how you arrive at what you actually choose to keep.
As some of you may have realized by now, I am an animal person, and, not having had children, my “fur kids” have held an important role in my life, and in my heart.
I’ve owned an e-reader for many years. My husband got his before I bought mine, as I thought that a “real” book was much better—the look, the feel, the smell. I can sense many of you thinking the same thing….
I have been touched by two very special three-legged dogs, one of whom is still in my life, and so this month’s Natural Pet feature on imperfectly perfect pets (see page 30) led me straight to these thoughts for my letter.
The articles in Natural Awakenings always seem to bring me back to days gone by, and this month’s feature on organic farmers (see page 20) is no exception.
First and foremost, I must mention that in the article on page 36, I noticed that Phoenix and Tucson are two of the top 10 dog-friendly U.S. cities.
I was reading the article in this month’s Natural Pet section titled “Five Reasons to Love a Cat,” and came up with a sixth—entertainment! When I was growing up, we had an array of cats, and they always gave us a good laugh.
Over the years, I’ve gotten away from using mainstream products for my hair, skin, laundry and cleaning. I remember the days when I would clean the floors with harsh pine-scented cleaners.