Everyone Loves You

Posted by Tamika on April 26, 2020

Pinned halfway down the dishwasher—at her eye level—was a handwritten note from her Aunt Ondrea with the words Everyone Loves You, Luna. Luna trotted by these words every day—and they were true. Anyone who didn’t love her didn’t know her…

Remembering Jaiya

Posted by Tamika on September 26, 2017

I’ve loved animals since I was a kid. I didn’t have siblings around growing up, so I spent my spare time with the animals on our farm, domestic and wild. My first dog Duke was a troublemaker, always up for…

Why Joy is Better than Happiness

Posted by Tamika on July 20, 2016

Colin knows the importance of the mission. Hauling supplies into the den, three twenty-something siblings pause the old-school VCR to applaud their friend’s special delivery—sour keys, licorice and orange crush. No time to talk, it’s back to the serious business…