There is no privacy left in the world. Anonymity, sure. But anyone accepting a leadership role will be scrutinized. Anyone pushing others to excel will be held up for judgement. One of the best ways to discover (and maybe prove) who you are, is through the simple act of writing publicly. Those who’ve never tried it will of course lead the efforts to find fault and error. Those who’ve initiated writing, will of course know the cathartic properties.
In 1999, coming off their first Dog’s two-year health decline and death, noel and his wife began again with a new puppy. The wear and tear from two years of 24/7 care-giving had them weary, but a new Lab puppy quickly replaced those memories with joy.
That was, until their new pup developed seizures. At first greatly disappointed to think they’d spend a (Dog’s) lifetime providing special care again, they quickly said to themselves, “Who better to have a pet with special needs?”