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Who Was the Idiot Who Crossed Poodles with Other Breeds

Who Was the Idiot Who Crossed Poodles with Other Breeds

Doodles are dime a dozen in shelters and rescues Photo credit bubblypet.com How it all began The man responsible for the “Doodle” mania is Wally Conran. He created the Labrador-Poodle hybrid in 1989 and now, in his own words, says – “I opened a...
I Believe That My Sins Are Washed Away in Baptism

I Believe That My Sins Are Washed Away in Baptism

Photo by Josue Michel on Unsplash Baptism means so much to me that I want to be baptized again. I thought of Baptism recently while cleaning our boat and dreaming of a long hot shower. Baptizing myself from top to bottom, water sluicing over every bump,...
I Was at Rock Bottom, But God Found Me Where I Was

I Was at Rock Bottom, But God Found Me Where I Was

And that’s when I converted to Catholicism. The year was 1994. Father Peter,” I said. “You don’t know me, and I’m not a Catholic, but I need help.” “How soon can you get here?” he said. I arrived in the United States to a marriage in tatters. My husband and I had been...
Jack Be Nimble Jack Be Quick, and Jack, Watch Where You Are Going

Jack Be Nimble Jack Be Quick, and Jack, Watch Where You Are Going

More than my pride was hurt I lifted my head. Being able to do that meant it was still attached to my neck and my body. Which meant my spinal cord was intact. Which meant I had not been crippled. Boating In forty-plus years of being around boats, I have never tripped...