Need a Way To Relax? Find Your Very Own Blue Space

Turns out rain is my blue space. It helps me relax and calms my mind. What blue space does that for you? About an hour ago, I was sitting down to write a blog post, and the kettle was on for a hot cup of tea. I am dog sitting today (this makes me very … Read more

Living Like Percy: The Love Of A Dog

Love, love, love, says Percy. And run as fast as you can along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust. Then, go to sleep. Give up your body heat, your beating heart. Then, trust.  — Mary Oliver There is something about dogs that makes me want to live to the fullest and love to the fullest, and open … Read more

For the Love of Dogs (after an article by Adam Green about his beloved Quincy)

Recently I fell in love with an essay in Vogue written by Adam Green. In fact, much more than an essay, it was a heartfelt narrative of grief, and had me in tears not far through. An honest, tender, and loving articulation of the writer’s loss of his dog Quincy, as well as this dog’s … Read more