A return visit to my first cemetery (Shingle Springs, CA)

This morning I took my dog on a walk through my hometown of Shingle Springs, CA. While Ghost Towns lists it as “semi-ghost” I assure, it is not! Though most of the goldrush towns in this area did fall by the wayside when the goldmining ran dry, Shingle Springs survived because it diversified. You see, because there was no boom there was no bust!

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How therapeutic writing helped reconnect me to my soul

I started this blog when my dog Buzz died unexpectedly one night. It was meant to be about dog health and whatnot. Learning about and implementing all the healthy happy things I planned to do with my K9 companion, but never did.

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Loss transformed to legacy: The Corporal Palmer Foundation

As stated by the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In this same vein, sometimes a life full of purpose begins with a single caring deed.

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