I know all you dog lovers are glued to the Puppy Bowl this weekend, but there is another one that goes on every weekend at Homeward Bound! It comes complete with tackles, fumbles, and unsportsmanlike conduct! I’ve brought you play-by-play on a couple of them. You’ll find them here and here. Last week, I shared photos of Sybill and her sister, Kensie at our weekly puppy bowl. Our newest, and smallest additions to Kathryn’s puppy class were feeling a bit […]
As gardeners, our big game day tradition has been to ditch the guys and spend the day pruning the roses of the Homeward Bound Memorial Garden. All 84 of them! However, when you start to see this… you know that you are already way behind. With daytime temperatures now in the 60’s…the roses just could not wait for game day this year. Last weekend, Ina and Maria were out to do some. Anna, Lynn, our youth volunteer, Ara and I […]
A few weeks ago, Joe paid a return visit to Homeward Bound. Had he not been with his “Dad,” I would not have recognized him. His “Dad” – Russ – is a devoted Homeward Bound volunteer who has assumed responsibility for maintaining our yards, parks, and open spaces. He arrives every week to mow, rake, and groom eight acres. The property has never looked better. Last summer, a new dog in our sanctuary yard caught his attention – and quickly […]
“Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.” ~ Victor Hugo ‘ And berries, too!
“You need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it.” ~ Casare Paves The rescue is my village – and often my haven. But between my day job and my volunteer work for the rescue evenings and weekends, I was reminded that it I have been working seven day weeks for a very long time. We’ve had some joyous times recently – and some very difficult ones. I woke up very much feeling under the weather: mentally- more […]