Month: May 2014

There and back again…

A hobbit's tale 🙂 Such a great story! I could be a hobbit. I am short. I have brown curly hair. And I love food 🙂 Today has been a loooong, but reasonably productive day. A more truthful post title would have been "Comfy to Crazy and Back Again" (x2) LOL. Looking forward to a … Continue reading There and back again…

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Flick the switch

Arrgghh! Ok. I am a good person. An intelligent person, with patience and a good ear. But sometimes I wish I could throw it all out the window and do whatever I want, without a conscience; without worrying about other people or their perceptions, or how much is in the bank, or how long it … Continue reading Flick the switch

The Originals: Part 2

There are original frameworks, and there are original masterpieces built using these frameworks. On some things, a consensus has been reached on what the frameworks and masterpieces should be. But after that, everything is open to interpretation and evolution. The laws of physics and mathmatics; languages, stories, music and recipes; qualifications for doctors, carpenters and … Continue reading The Originals: Part 2

The Originals: Part 1

I recently read an article written by Emily Ladau on the Mobility Resource blog, about disability simulations- I highly recommend everyone take a moment to read the original here.* The author was of the opinion that walking was not an experience that could be recreated, shared or simulated in a way that would ever be fully … Continue reading The Originals: Part 1

Chicken Camp: Part 5

Everything happens for a reason. Every action takes effort. And every action has a consequence. We all need to respect and realize this. Dog trainers (the good ones) take this understanding, breaking each piece into it's core components and build everything slowly up again into something new and beautiful. And it is not easy. It takes patience, preparation, … Continue reading Chicken Camp: Part 5

Chicken Camp: Part 3

Welcome back 🙂 Wondering what all of this chicken camp nonsense is about? Here's the connection: Chicken Camp is the brain child of Terry Ryan and Ingrid Shallenberger, both animal trainers and instructors had spent several years looking for suitable training models to use for teaching their human students about the foundations of animal training, learning … Continue reading Chicken Camp: Part 3