Alternate title: How We are Crushing Our Goals As I write this, the Rescue group with which I volunteer is processing its 40th adoption in 2018. 40. 4-0. In 2016, we completed 51 adoptions. For 2017, we set a goal of 52 adoptions; we completed 55. For 2018, we set a goal of 56. Here… Continue reading The Great Slow Down
When Jimmy came into the care of our Rescue group, his name was Bugs and he was sick. I was glad that we were changing his name (we stick with people names, always) because I had a hard time calling a rabbit with an eye infection Bugs— like he had bugs and we were teasing… Continue reading Jimmy
This past week was book-ended with loss for our Rescue group. Philomena, long-time sanctuary bun and notorious feisty lady, made her journey over the Rainbow Bridge on Tuesday. I volunteer time every week at our sanctuary and special needs foster home so teeny tiny Philomena and I had a relationship— not a close one, but… Continue reading Philomena & Boo
It’s amazing what freedom you can attain when you release things, habits (and people) who no longer serve you in a positive way from taking up space in your life or even just in your head. Confession: I checked my email, on average, every 9 minutes from the time I took over the communications for… Continue reading All Quiet on the Rescue Front
Help can take myriad forms. For labeling purposes, help in the Rescue world takes the following forms: -Catches/Rescues: safely containing and bringing an abandoned rabbit to safety -Adopting: committing to loving and caring for a rabbit indoors for his/her life span -Fostering: caring for and loving an adoptable or sanctuary rabbit in your home until… Continue reading Never Too Far
I never took a business class in high school or college. Ironically, I taught college-level business classes at a small college a few years ago. With teaching, when you have “it,” you have “it.” Just give me a few moments with the book and I can get the content out. But anyway… last January, I… Continue reading Hoppy Family
I’m living parallel story lines in my personal life and my Rescue life. Both of these story lines are unfolding at their own pace, despite how much I might try to control them. Patience was never my strong suit. Some people like to brag about how few effs they give or how unfiltered they are;… Continue reading Progress
In Rescue life, I find myself saying no very often. And it’s not a struggle for me. I attribute that to my logical, black-and-white, organized nature. We don’t have a shelter facility; all of our rabbits are fostered in private homes. Thus, we can’t do anything unless someone can offer a space in their own… Continue reading No.
2016 is nothing but consistent. It has been tough for many people in many realms. The loses of loved ones, furry and non, world-famous and family-famous, continue. The heartbreak is palpable. Last December, a colleague of mine from the elusive day job adopted a rabbit from us. To be honest, I wasn’t sure how this… Continue reading What Wouldn’t You Do?
Two more wake-ups until I return to the day job so you’d think my mind would be there… but in my endless quest to be present and be mindful, I’m just here now. In deciding what to share with you all today, I was searching for some sort of “Summer’s over…” moment, but I don’t… Continue reading What it takes… and gives.