I hate New Years resolutions . After the overindulgence and general chaos leading up to, and during, the holiday season I can understand the desire to “wipe the slate clean” with a grand proclamation for a fresh new year. And, if I am honest, I too have fallen victim to the New Years resolution scam. … Continue reading Resolutions, Regrets… Get Real!
It is midday in a crowed market place in downtown La Paz, Baja California Sur when I realize what started as a feeling of being “slightly off” this morning is quickly turning into a tsunami in my bowels. The smell of meat in the open air butcher shop is not helping my condition. I swat… Continue reading Never trust a fart and other travel tales
"To err is human, to forgive canine - unknown" After two weeks volunteering with the Maun Animal Welfare Society (MAWS), I feel my jaded heart melting thanks to the amazing dogs of Botswana. While they come in all sizes and various shades of brown, white, tan and brindle, the best way to picture these sweet… Continue reading For the love of dog
In 24 hours we will be on our way to Botswana. This will be my second visit to Botswana but for Rob it will be his third trip. Our primary reason for heading off to Africa is to volunteer as veterinarians with two amazing organizations. Well, honestly the reality is that we LOVE Africa and… Continue reading Botswana Bound
The early years of running our own veterinary hospital were hard. We were open 6 days a week, on call 7 days a week and raising two young children with no family close by for support. I know this sounds like one of those stories you tell your kids... "you think you have it tough,… Continue reading The Story of Frank and Zelda