Rest well, my senior derp hippo Grandpa Brooke

Two days ago on Monday, Nov. 5th, I said goodbye to my heart dog. Grandpa Brooke, whom I have written about before, began to d

Goodnight, my sweet boy

Twelve days ago, we made the terrible choice to let our sweet basset boy Waldo cross the bridge. It is never an easy choice; h

Year 4: Do Cancerversaries ever get easier?

Another cancerversary has passed. When will this get easier? Will it ever?

A Dog-Friendly Afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island

Every summer, we celebrate our pit bull Ellie’s birthday with the usual fanfare of a silly hat, lots of treats, and plen

Empowering day at the Massachusetts Conference for Women

#MassWomen is an empowering and inspiring day for all women.

The Story of Grandpa Brooke

I recently produced a video to share his story with the aim of promoting senior dog adoption.

Scenes from the Women’s March in Providence, RI

The Providence chapter's rally, officially called the RI Women's Solidarity Rally, was held on the south lawn of the Rhode Isl

Gift Ideas for the Space Geek in Your Life

It’s that time of the year when I am searching my brain and scouring the Internet in search of gift ideas for the many g

The Bucket List Hiking Trip Through Arizona and Utah

I was able to strike three destinations from my bucket list and my husband was able to strike one destination from his bucket

How to Hike Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park

Here's what it's like to hike Angel's Landing for the first time.

Life with An Old Rescue Dog, One Month In

Grandpa Brooke is approx. 13 years old and was dropped at a shelter in Harlem by the one and only family he had ever known.

Welcome home, Brooke!

On April 19, 2016, I did a pretty crazy thing. I took the day off from work and drove 180 miles to New York City to adopt a re

The Crucible of Cancer

This is perhaps the most personal part of the journey: the re-assembly of me.

Mikey, our first foster dog, finds his new home

Mikey had been in the system for at least a year and a half, and we promised that we wouldn't give up on him.

This Time Last Year

This time last year, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, had pretty invasive surgery, and was looking ahead to weeks of radiat