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On November 4, Downtown Dog Rescue posted a story on its Facebook page about a man who came to the shelter to retrieve his lost dogs. He did not know the shelter charged a redemption fee, and only had enough money … Continue reading
Somehow or other I always procrastinate my monthly post until the very last week of the month. This month that was a very bad strategy. Last week was Rosh Hashanah; today and yesterday were spent making a snap decision to … Continue reading
In the last year, I have been living my life in fragments. I have three, discrete, separate lives that almost never intersect, yet each part completely essential to my well-being. Part one is my professional life. I have been pursuing a … Continue reading
Kristine, this is for you. Yes, I know you pronounce it Shee-vah. As I have mentioned in the past, I am sometimes approached by people at the dog park to explain what their ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbours have against dogs. My … Continue reading
Passover ended last Wednesday. It’s a busy, hectic, and difficult holiday, and as it lasts eight days, many people travel to spend it with family. This year, our community was hit by a number of break-ins, all of which occurred at … Continue reading