Tag Archives: healing power of animals

Four-legged Emissaries

I haven’t been feeling too well lately, but have still managed to walk a bit in the morning sunshine, knowing, how healing it can be. I’m delighted with the team of dogs, sidling up to me, as if they know, … Continue reading

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Gino, The Italian Rottweiler

I’ve been going to a new Starbucks that opens at 5:30 because the 5 a.m.er has been having too many problems…staff not showing up, a bum coffeemaker meaning it’s a latte or nothing.  Don’t know about you, but I like … Continue reading

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Toodle-oo Tallulah Girl

Got some sad news.  My little Bishon friend is moving to Atlanta rather than Connecticut where there was hope we’d see each other again.  Her dad has gotten a job there, so they will be gone by the end of … Continue reading

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A Tail Wags In Brooklyn

When I came from seeing Carmela this week I wrote to my friend Ed saying how happy she was to see me.  He wrote back – A tail wags in Brooklyn, so he gets credit for the title. The chef, … Continue reading

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Minutes From A New York Writer’s Workshop – December

Carmela, my friend the basset hound, and I were in a deep discussion over shoes. I’ve been looking for a pair of cocoa brown spectator pumps the same shade as her ears and for the life of me, cannot find … Continue reading

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Wild Wisdom: The Animal’s Almanac

I love doing this…perusing Google Images for the sweet and funny. My advice to all…if you can’t sleep or just need an old-fashioned pick-me-up, go there and hit funny animals and see what happens. Suddenly your face will ache from … Continue reading

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You Ain’t Nothin But A Hoond Dog

I’ve already introduced my pal Carmela, the basset hound, but I need to talk about her even more since I am so madly in love. For those of you who don’t know, Carmela moved across the street from me and … Continue reading

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Dr. Anthony Panton M.D.

On Sunday, I went to visit my friend Jennifer Panton who runs The United Action For Animals http://www.ua4a.org, an amazing organization that passionately rescues as many animals as    they possibly can. Look at her, she belongs in a convertible … Continue reading

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Brief Encounter

What happened to me last weekend reminded me of the 1945 Noel Coward film Brief Encounter,  when 2 strangers meet amorously on a train. For me it was Central Park but the sentiment was essentially the same – fast and … Continue reading

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