8 Numbers Shine a Light on Reading

Jacob M. Braude defined a “big gun” as “frequently an individual of small caliber and immense bore.” Well, at the risk of sounding like a big bore, I’ve gathered a few statistics about reading that you might find memorable: While 15% of the U.S. population is dyslexic, 50% of NASA employees are dyslexic. Statistic Brain 2016 (I’d love to know if this is really true!)…

Sluggo the Siberian Husky and Malamute Mix

We’ve fostered more Siberian Huskies and Malamute mixes than I can count. Most of these furry friends have been the typical “wild child.” And then, every once in a while, we have a complete and utter slug! At approximately 10 to 11 years of age, it’s not surprising ole Sluggo isn’t slam dancing multiple times each day. But, as he’s slowed down, his waist line…

Texas v. Georgia–March Madness goes Nuts for Pecans

The farm to fork craze around America brings a battle between Texas and Georgia for the best pecans ever. For state promotion, we’ve got to give the race to Georgia. The Georgia Commission on Pecans has a fabulous website filled with articles about the health benefits of pecans, fun trivia, and my favorite…recipes! Georgia Pecans on my Mind…. First a few facts. February is American […]

Chasing Tail (Rated G)

Yesterday morning’s routine was interrupted when I looked out the window to see a Siberian husky bolting down the street. Uh Oh. Someone was out for a joy run! I grabbed a leash and stepped outside. Nola’s owner is experiencing the fun of back issues right now, so off to convince Nola to shorten her joy run I went. Anyone who has owned a husky…