For Dog Lovers - My Dire Wolf 0
For my second birthday, my parents gave me a new dog, also around two years old. He was a stray who had jumped into the back of my dad’s pickup truck and had successfully remained hidden for the hour-long journey from town to the oil rig that my dad was roughnecking on at the time. He wasn’t discovered until my dad arrived at the rig and opened the tailgate of his truck to get his tools...
Horse Love - The Mack Attack and the Childhood Throwback 0
Cell phones did not exist when I was growing up, and video games were in their infancy. When I remind my kids of this, in a vain attempt to encourage them to disconnect from the digital world, I’m usually met with snarky comments such as, “How did you alert each other of approaching dinosaurs? With smoke signals?” Or, “Did you manage to score a cabin with a private patio for your voyage on the Mayflower?”
The danger of raising kids in this digital age is the lack of connection to which parents and kids can fall victim. But a similar disconnect had happened to my daughter and me without any digital intervention, and I had not recognized it.