A clearly impressed cougar sitting on a tree branch from AdobeStock

Did you know that the world’s largest wildlife crossing is being built in Southern California? Well, now you do!

Humans have been building wildlife crossings for centuries. These bridges, tunnels and other structures allow animals safe passage across human-made highways.

As an animal lover myself and a U.S. resident, I am thrilled that California is going to be home to the world’s largest wildlife crossing built to date and…

I had my first List Published on Listverse

Dog is My Co-Pilot, too! Image from JumpStory

Thank you to all the Medium writer’s who post about creative or unique ways to make money as a writer. I read all of them!

I don’t love the articles informing me that you're writing from your super- yacht and making a…

(I only added “dude” because it rhymed!

Adorable dogs, alas, not mine

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Here’s a quote by Buddha which will make you count your blessings:

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we…

(Well, mostly good-ish)

Dexter, as photographed by Charlie Nunn in 2017

No one is dreading January 2022 more than me.

Sadly, that’s when Dexter will gain his angel wings and fly free over the rainbow bridge. If you’re not familiar with the rainbow bridge, do a little research and be prepared for some water-works. …

In the U.S. the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is: 1–800–273–8255

Adobe Stock Photo by Joshua

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10–34, the fourth leading cause among people ages 35–44, and the fifth leading cause among people ages 45–54.3.”

I’m not…

Top Tips to Help You Interview & Hire the Best Pet Sitter for You and Your Pets!

Photo by Alejandro Trinidad on Unsplash

Many of us, including myself, adopted a pet during the pandemic. While our pets have provided us both comfort and joy during our days at home, it’s time once again to re-enter the world and embark on traveling for the holidays or a much needed vacation.

If you are new…


(Actually it was yesterday, I intended to post this yesterday but I’m a day late.)

Chocolate Raspberry Birthday Cake from my Family

I just got to 100 followers- Thank YOU!!!

This article is my stream-of-consciousness, brainstorming session for topics to write about. …

5 Incredibly Simple Ways to Improve all Your Relationships

Enjoy better interactions with your peers at work and maintain the peace with your spouse and family at home. These valuable tips will help you have more rewarding relationships by managing your emotions.

My qualification to share these tips is simple; it’s the Bodhisattva vow I took years ago. The…

Laura Vorreyer

Author of “The Pet Sitter’s Tale.” Laura writes about Life, Pets & Buddhism. Eternally optimistic bird-nerd with a slyly sarcastic side. Twitter @PetSittersTale

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