Back in ancient times shortly after vet school graduation, I sat to dinner with a recently minted MD and we commiserated about people giving us a hard time about our ages.   “I grew a...

I’m very picky with my movie choices. I mean, I don’t have a lot of free time to begin with and movies are expensive so if I’m going to spend an afternoon seeing one, I don’t want...

I have two school age kids, so needless to say I will be seeing Beauty and the Beast this weekend, and probably the weekend after that, and maybe a few times after then as well. It’s a nice moment...

You ever have one of those moments where you immediately wish you could go back in time two minutes and grab your iPhone? I just had one of those this weekend. I am really good at listing all my faults...

2015 was the worst year of my life. (Well, until 2016, but hold that thought.) It started innocently enough, with a series of talks about hospice and OneHealth and how working with death in veterinary...

Don’t worry, I’m not going to try and convince you to vote for a particular candidate. From what I can tell, all of our Facebook friends are doing a bangup job of that all on their own. In...

Just this weekend, I read a piece on CNN by a meterologist who had, for years, been on the “nah” side of the climate change debate. He posted a somewhat apologetic piece stating that, “You...

Like many animal people, I’ve always felt way more comfortable in a pile of puppies than a pile of kids. They made so much more sense to me. It didn’t stop me from having (and adoring) two...

My vet school class was somewhat infamous for the number of women who became pregnant in school. I say infamous because it was not viewed as a good thing by many so much as a terrible, horrible mistake...

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” –Helen Keller I read a beautiful post today by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang (pawcurious.com) about the...