Thank you, farmed animal sanctuaries!

Photo above: Chauncey at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, Poolesville, Maryland, November 2023 — a Royal Palm turkey, exact origin unknown, who was found Christmas Day 2020 on a Baltimore street. This U.S. Thanksgiving, I take a moment to express special gratitude to farm sanctuaries that are providing lifelong refuge for turkeys, chickens, pigs, cows, sheep,…

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Eight Years On

My husband Gregory James Reiter died eight years ago today, October 16, 2015, after 24 years together – rolled over by his own car, in an apparent accident that authorities could not or would not explain. Greg had believed that everything happens for a reason – and for many years, I sought to reconcile his…

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Happy 9th Adoption Anniversary, Caroline!

After losing four companion animals to illness in the last year, I am celebrating the spring birthdays and adoption anniversaries of six who are still with me. Today June 21 is Caroline’s day, the 9th anniversary of the day Greg and I brought her home. PETA’s fieldworkers found and rescued this petite mare with her…

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