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Have a Cup of Tea With Me?

*This is a post full of photo images.  Just thought I’d give you fair warning in case you’re not into visual imagery.  Our family drinks a lot of tea in the fall. Would you like a cup? Come on in … Continue reading

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This post is in response to today’s WordPress daily one-word prompt: Test So many things came to mind when I saw today’s prompt.  I’ve taken a lot of tests in my life and there are a lot of memorable ones. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Teachable Moment

Today’s daily prompt:  You have to learn a new skill. Do you prefer to read about it, watch someone else do it, hear someone describe it, or try it yourself? I think the answer to this depends on what type … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Sensitivity

This is going to be a really random post. I’m just warning you up front.  These are just my thoughts– thoughts that have been pretty loud lately and rattling around in my brain. Yesterday I was in the bathroom doing some … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Breaking the Law

Today’s daily prompt Think about the last time you broke a rule (a big one, not just ripping the tags off your pillows). Were you burned, or did things turn out for the best? I’ve never been one to break … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question: What’s one time your nerves almost got the best of you? My Answer:  When I was in my final and clinical year of veterinary school, we would have Grand Rounds in the small animal clinics on Fridays.  This was … Continue reading

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Homesickness and Monkey Bites

I am a homebody.  Always have been, always will be.  I don’t like getting too far away from  home.  An occasional vacation is nice but in the grand scheme of things, I prefer home over vacationing.  Call me boring, call … Continue reading

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Bats (The Flying Mammal Kind)- Part 1

I grew up like most people, thinking bats were creepy, scary, disease carriers and something to be genuinely feared.  I thought most carried rabies.  I didn’t ever try to learn anything about them, nor did I care to.  I have since … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Failure

I have been thinking back on my school days a lot lately.  Maybe that stems from having a son who is a senior in college who is taking some very difficult classes now and has some pretty difficult professors.  Or maybe … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable First Patient- Part 2

As you learned in Part 1, it’s my senior year in veterinary school (my clinical rotation year) and it’s my very first time to receive clients.  I have just discovered that my first patient is of all things, a fish.  A trout.  I scanned through … Continue reading

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