Gifts

Gifts

As I write this, my family is out doing their Christmas shopping. I was in for some critical medical treatments and then finished up some accounting and whiteboard videos that I have sold and am now thinking about my Christmas shopping. I am very conscious...

Jingle Bells

Jingle Bells

I was going to write about the dangers of people food, things in the trash and other holiday dangers, but I wrote a song instead. Jingle bells, jingle bells Puppy dogs, kitty cats, Jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to have a puppy today Puppy dogs,...

Learning

Learning

Learn, Teach, Accomplish. Every day. It is written on the top of the whiteboard in treatment and is one of the things that I brought with me from my time in the Coast Guard. I recently worked on a new whiteboard video for another clinic on Lyme disease...

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The day after Black Friday is supposed to be a day to support small businesses. Ironton had an Elf Scavenger Hunt and Santa and Mrs. Claus were at the City Center, where the Lawrence County...

Gratitude

Gratitude

Thanksgiving is the time to be appreciative of all that we have. It is also the season to look within ourselves and think about spreading kindness. To this end, I work on publically being grateful on my facebook posts for the little and big things of life....

Elephants

Elephants

He was the first elephant we saw. He was walking down the dirt path road, because it was easier than walking through the grass. I noticed he had a limp. Hassan stopped so we could take photos. We were very close. We were headed on a safari after a week and...

World Rabies Day Award!

World Rabies Day Award!

We won!! “Did you see The Big Fix won the World Rabies Day Award?” I hadn’t seen it. I had meant to check. I knew the award was being announced on Nov 3rd or One Health Day, but I had worked, then ran to The Greenup Holiday Market before it closed at two....

Autoclave

Autoclave

When I arrived at The Big Fix Animal Hospital in Gulu, Uganda, Dr. Arnold was abnormally pleased with my arrival. Although we became friends and are keeping in touch about medical cases, Dr. Arnold was beyond pleased because I was bringing a pressure...

Pets in Uganda

Pets in Uganda

We do not know what poverty is in the United States. We went to Africa to help animals, but what I saw when well beyond the animals. I got in late at night. Ellie and Moses picked me up at the airport with my two fifty pound bags of supplies. I didn't look...

World Animal Day and Tommy

World Animal Day and Tommy

I met Tommy in Uganda. He attended the Laminafera Primary School with the students. His favorite student was a boy named William. Tommy had helped the school win the World Animal Day parade the year before when he was a wee puppy. He now lives at the...