I often think of this friend, and blog post I wrote while blogging for the Albany Times Union back in 2010. I recently had an encounter with someone who reminded me of my ol’ friend and I just wanted to give this story a new place to live…Read More
It's like a cliche beauty pageant question: "If you had one wish, what would it be?"
Lately, I've been thinking of asking for things that are next-to-impossible to get for Christmas. And, they're not something you'd have to stand in line at Best Buy for, or anything.
But, if there really was a Santa (don't read this blog post aloud to your kids, OK?) -- I'd ask for the following:
The end of any and all animal abuse. I'm so beyond tired of logging onto Facebook or a news station site and seeing one animal abuse story after another. Aren't you? It breaks my heart to pieces. I don't understand how anyone can be cruel enough to hurt an animal, and I think laws need to be much tougher when it comes to prosecuting these evil people. Animal abuse is a gateway to human violence. So, I wish for it all to end.
No more homelessness. Everyone deserves to know the comforts of a warm home, simple as that.Read More