Puppy Love

There is a kind and gentle woman named Mary who boards her horse at the stables where Remington lives who recently got a new puppy….. a 10-month old Mini-Australian Shepherd.   The breeder met Mary at the stables to deliver the pup and within minutes of signing the papers for her new girl who she named Belle Star, they were instant … Read More

The Circle of Life

  About 10 years ago a woman named Dee Dee, whose horse Scooter is in training with Gail (at the stables where Remington lives) was asked by Gail if she’d like to start taking care of “Moocher” the resident barn cat.  Dee Dee’s own cat had recently passed away, so this heartfelt match-making was perfect.  Every evening Dee Dee (who … Read More

A Different Kind of Miracle

I was recently asked to talk with a gelding jumper named Leo who had moved to the stables only a few weeks ago.  He had apparently jumped out of his 12 X 12 barn stall…a feat considered impossible.  Most jumping horses prefer a running start, not a standstill launch!  Not only did Leo have to leap as though he had … Read More

Animals Teach Us To Be Honest

Last week while I was at the stables where my horse Remington lives, I noticed a horse having difficulty being loaded onto a trailer.  I went over to offer my help and when I asked him what he was concerned about, he said “Is she going to drive really fast!?”  The woman driving the truck/trailer gave me a funny look … Read More

Closet Kitty

  Animals love routine.  They like their meals at regular times, they like the comfort of a family’s daily habits and they like their favorite nap spots.  Our Orange Boy Felix recently started taking his mid-morning naps in the linen closet upstairs.  He figured out how to open the cupboard doors, get up to the top shelf and nestle down … Read More


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“The universe is made up of stories, not atoms.”  (Muriel Rukeyser) I came across this quote the other day and thought…”Yes, and each atom is a universe of stories unto itself”. Stories about animals who have profoundly changed the lives of humans warm our hearts…they inspire our souls.  They are tales about people whose own personal stories would not be … Read More


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When our dog Bella first came to live with us, she displayed fear-aggression with all other dogs in the neighborhood except one: our neighbors’ Pit Bull “Blueberry”  Blue’s nonplussed attitude and her quiet confidence were an instant hit with Bella and they have been best girlfriends ever since. Their favorite activity is of course playtime. Bella charges around Blue, diving … Read More

True Stories

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  One of my favorite aspects of my work is sharing the true stories about animals I’ve been fortunate enough to get to know through Animal Communication sessions.  I recently wrote an article for MyHorse.com about three unusual and moving encounters with horses.   Do you have a story you’d like to share?


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  There is a wonderful animal sanctuary Lions, Tigers and Bears located in Alpine, California (east San Diego)  They provide forever homes for Bengal tigers, lions, bobcats, mountain lions, leopards and a family of other special animals. I volunteered for them a few years ago and have donated paintings to them. When I met Raja, one of their original inhabitants … Read More

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