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She's baaack ...

I’ve been incommunicado at a conference the last couple of days.

And y’all didn’t even know she was gone!

I thought Catticus was leaving. There was store space for her at wonderful Jen’s store!! 354 more words

Irwin's Tail by Kerry P.

Irwin’s Tail

I apologize for the pun, I don’t claim responsibility for it.  I found this tale fully formed in my head.  I think a mischievous little fella must have stashed it there before he scampered off across the rainbow bridge.  574 more words


If You Only Knew

Joy and I have now officially been fostering for an entire year and I must say that I am somehow both exhausted and refreshed, simultaneously discouraged and enthusiastically encouraged, and saddened by all the hurt I’ve seen but honored to be able to speak into the heart of it. 920 more words


Meet our Pet of the Week: Kojak

I’m having some sweet memories with today’s pet of the week….he’s named after one of my mom’s favorite 70’s shows….and it’s also the nickname I gave to my baby brother when he was born….we were so happy to have Kojack, brought to us by Edward Flores at Austin Dog Rescue. 123 more words



This is Huey. He’s a 7-year-old rat terrier and he was not handling being in boarding very well, so he’s hanging at our house for now. 228 more words

Texas nonprofit builds hope for foster children aging out of system

AUSTIN (KXAN) — For most foster children, the day they turn 18 is the day they stop receiving help from the state. Transitioning to a life on their own can be hard, and many end up homeless. 451 more words



DR. WILLIAM D. REVELLI: Dir. Of Bands – Emeritus, University of Michigan

Dr. Revelli was my role model. I revered him as a musician, coordinator, lecturer, writer, and speaker. 306 more words

Marching Band