Entries by madeline

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The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

Getting a dog in Oct 2018 changed my world. That first year, it challenged me, changed my “norms”, and even broke me down mentally at times. Dog ownership gave me, and has given me every day since then – extreme responsibility, chores, and sacrifice. Everyone warned me, owning a dog would be work. They weren’t […]

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Winter Inspiration

It’s been a single hobby that wakes me up and forces me outside. A discovery that makes winter a bit more tolerable, dare I even say, beautiful. Even in this brutal cold.   For some, they wake to workout. For others, self-care rituals like a warm tub, a hot cup of coffee, or to get […]