Although I have love for animals hard-wired into my DNA, having rescuing and releasing baby raccoons was not my goal. I was an observer – not a participant. Or so I thought. Then one day, due to circumstances beyond their control and mine, five tiny bandits moved into my kitchen and my heart. ... Read More about A Wildlife Love Story ~ A Legacy Story
Outside our kitchen door hung a brass bell. It was a gift to us. I loved the way it looked and decided it was a fun way to get Jon's attention when he was outside. A few days after our first raccoon friend, Fearless, came to us I rang the bell. Once. It didn't frighten him and instead ... Read More about The Raccoon Who Rang the Bell – A Legacy Story
The time came for Jon and I to move back to the country. I loved our home in town, and we had great neighbors, but the street noise bothered us both. . .we needed peace and quiet. One evening Jon came home from work a little later than usual with a twinkle in his eyes. He said he'd like to show me ... Read More about Noah!
One morning while playing in our yard with our dogs, Brittany and Smokey, their attention was drawn away from us to something in the woods. Our normally brave dogs advanced into the brush and then retreated towards Jon. He followed them down the ravine, and they discovered a large raccoon with ... Read More about He Knew, She Knew, We Knew ~ A Legacy Story
I'm Norwegian, Dutch, and German – not Irish. I've never tasted beer – the smell made me gag. Yes, I got close enough to fill my nostrils with the pungent scent. That means celebrating his day with beer of any color is not on my agenda. Nor are the lovely, and frail shamrock plants – in my ... Read More about I’m Looking Over a Four-leaf Clover