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Animal Mentors

The Best Way to Change What You See in the Mirror

I am lucky to keep daily company with a small feathery mentor who always sees "maximum prettiness" when he looks in the mirror! With his help, hopefully one day I can see the same in my own reflected image.

Not too long ago, I looked in the mirror and noticed something strange.

I looked prettier.

In particular, I caught myself admiring my high cheekbones and symmetrical brows (a feat I once thought impossible to achieve until...
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Animal Mentors

My Thankfuls on Thanksgiving

Part of my beautiful family - my parents, our puppy Flash Gordon, and, of course, Pearl.

This has been quite a year.

Looking back, I see how I launched into January 1, 2017, with all of my typical gusto and naivete, assuming this was the year I would finally discover just how the Dalai Lama does 't all that wonderful cheery smiling tire out his cheek muscles?

Now here we are, one month and a day...
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Mentoring Book Reviews

Making Nice With E-Books

My paper-loving parrot, Pearl, in the process of "customizing" a copy of my (his) latest book, "Love & Feathers."

I spend all day long typing away on my laptop. It is a nice shiny new MacBook Pro and I love it, but after several hours spent together, enough is enough.

As a lifelong reader turned writer (of books and various other nonfiction-related things), the last thing I want to do when my work day...
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