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Street Corner Religion

by Jenny Jones

I was walking from the bus to my office one cold morning. I was standing at the corner of an intersection waiting for the light to change and cupping my one free hand over my nose and mouth to stay warm. 417 more words

Essay

Great Service

My last post felt kind of negative. When I started this blog, I swore that I was going to keep it positive. We were coming off of a frustrating weekend and none of our difficulties were really Rancher’s fault. 1,068 more words

Rancher

I am blessed to have some amazing people round me. They have kept me sane, encouraged me, laughed both at and with me and wiped away more tears than I can remember. 814 more words

Disability

Nitros vet visit

i took nitro to the vet yesterday for his annual vaccinations and a general health check up. he has a general health check up every six months. 237 more words

Personal

Please Don't Touch the Dog

When I signed up as a volunteer puppy trainer for BC Guide Dogs, I didn’t know exactly what I was in for. One thing that I should have expected, but didn’t really consider, was that having a service dog with me would mean drawing a lot of attention everywhere we go. 1,235 more words

Rancher

Walking on a Snowy Afternoon

The weather this winter has been far milder than normal, so winter walks have been pleasantly possible this year!  Walking in the snow with a Guide Dog is a very different experience than anything else.   453 more words

Blind

How Do People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Travel in Snowy and Cold Weather?

I had just gotten out of a lecture in college, when a classmate pointed out that it was snowing pretty hard and that there were already a couple of inches. 635 more words