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Photo of the Day: Three Years Ago Today

Baby Peach, before we knew we’d end up adopting her.  When she was “just” a foster.

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Obsession with breed: As troublesome as discrimination against it

In light of the current political context surrounding both the teaching profession and pit bull welfare right now, I thought this could use a repost.  This piece was originally posted in March of 2012. Most of my professional experience has … Continue reading

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The Voice of Reason: Francis Battista of Best Friends weighs in on Michael Vick’s adoption application

Apparently the motto for my week is going to be, “Ask, and you shall receive.”  Because no sooner did I voice my somewhat untempered opinion on the notion of Michael Vick as future rescue dog adopter and Humane Society of … Continue reading

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Pit Bull Family Reunion

Just shy of three years ago, we brought home our first three foster puppies . . . ever.  Three  6-week old siblings from a litter of seven orphaned at 10 days old in a vacant house near Detroit.   Peaches, Malu … Continue reading

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Obsession with breed: As troublesome as discrimination against it

Most of my professional experience has been in teacher training and preparation.  Without fail, most prospective teachers, particularly those younger and newer to the work, cite the following as their reasons for going into teaching:  “I just love English,” “Math … Continue reading

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