My passion is helping to rescue abused, neglected, sick, injured, or abandoned animals! Reduce the pet over-population by spaying and neutering. Advocate for no-kill animal shelters. Encourage people to adopt, foster, donate time and money, sign petitions and write letters in support of these causes.
I once had as many as 36 rescue cats, as many as 24 rescue dogs.
Never do anything halfway!
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Improve quality and availability of community services to the poor, elderly, and disadvantaged.
What/who changed my life and why
I was diagnosed with MS a few months before I learned my office was closing down after 12 years. I was forced to change my life's direction, and decided to re-focus on the small, simple, meaningful things around me.
The name of the song is Until the Last Moment by Yanni. Yanni once said before playing this song in concert to appreciate life as it is very fragile and short. So enjoy your birthday, the 19th, be it spent in a whirlwind of family joys or quietly alone with a good book, a walk among nature, or with a special someone. Today Life is your Gift!