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Circles and Cycles

Joni Mitchell’s influence I believe every woman should promise herself the gift of listening to Joni Mitchell’s Blue album before leaving this earth. Listen at night with the headphones of your choice and play as loud as you can comfortably stand it. Relaxing substances are optional. There was a lot of poignant music that defined …

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Hang on to Your Heart

If you spend just a little time searching the web, you’ll find groups whose sole purpose is supporting the mental health and well-being of veterinary professionals. They are welcoming, inclusive, and, with open arms they offer a place of respite and an ear of understanding to those whose hearts are in pain. Someone to walk …

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Bernie Mac

I’ve done this once before…written a tribute for a horse I loved. This one is for Bernie—Bernie Mac to be exact. And, interestingly enough, the other tribute was for a mare we called Bernie’s “mommy horse.” Silly nicknames we give them. The mommy horse was June, or Junebug as we often called her. The third …

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Hello world!

It can be tough keeping your nose above water in the world of veterinary medicine. Your life may be filled with juggling your studies and holding down a job. That’s a lot of juggling.  Or you may be working long hours that are emotionally and physically draining while raising a family. Now, that almost requires …

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