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Indy

Musings

Wishing pets lived forever

By On June 14, 2016

Not a day goes by that I don’t miss my first dog, Joey, a black-and-white papillon. Every time I visit my parents, I expect to see his nose under the front gate… Read More

Musings

It’s the year of #OpaeInTraining

By On October 12, 2015

Yesterday was the annual Pet Walk, a fundraiser for the Hawaiian Humane Society. And it was another year that my dogs stayed home. It’s not that we don’t support the nonprofit’s efforts.… Read More

Musings

I have low dog-owner self-esteem

By On October 30, 2014

The other day I was hiking up the dog-friendly Makapu‘u Lighthouse Trail with my three dogs — we affectionally call the Ratter Pack — and I was reminded about a feeling I used to… Read More

Musings

There’s a reason I named her Sunny

By On July 25, 2013

Back in 2009, I was in a pretty bad place. My boyfriend at the time had up and left me. I was just starting a new job. And I had recently moved… Read More

Musings

Don’t judge me by my dogs

By On April 8, 2013

Before I had Indy and when I was living on Mariner’s Ridge, I would take Sunny to the Hawaii Kai dog park just about every afternoon. This was my daily ritual, a… Read More