Mariah's Journey

What Barber Pole Did To My Animal

I realize as I think about how to write this piece that it has been almost a year and a half since the beginning of Mariah’s illness.

I begin by thanking all the people who helped us through this time. Without their support, neither Mariah nor I would have been able to make it as far as we have come. There are vets, friends and family members who always gave support and advice as they did research on their own and let me know what they found. I am truly blessed to have such a family of cari... read full article



My Llama Adventure

Facebook is a wonderful tool. You can keep up with friends and make new ones – no matter where they live. One can chat, ramble, or regal others with stories and happenings. Facebook can also help put out pleas for help, and it’s where my llama adventure began.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 8:30am. I had just left my job of 4 ½ years and was sitting at my computer looking over job postings. Of course, I had to see what was going on on Facebook and came upon a post asking for help for two p... read full article