Fire Starter

Life purpose. Have you found yours?

I found my life purpose back in 1997 when I realized that the world needed pet detectives. I was a police officer at the time and I loved my job. But after having successfully trained my retired cadaver dog, Rachel, to track down lost dogs and cats, I realized […]

Zekeless in Seattle

How do you measure love? Last week, my husband and I euthanized our bloodhound Zeke who fought a long battle with lymphoma. What has surprised me is that I have not felt this level of grief in sometime. Although I had euthanized two of my other pets over the past two years, my grief over […]

Toilet Paper Problems

“Excuse me Ma’am, we have a toilet paper problem.”

Um…Houston, We Have a Problem!

I turned to look at the Burger King employee standing beside me who’d just tapped me on the shoulder. I looked at her with a blank face, not sure what she was talking about. Problems? Did she know anything about […]