Seven Abandoned Kittens Saved Me

Seven abandoned and freezing kittens saved my mental health, probably my life.

#IWSG: Awakening the Muse

Secrets revealed on #IWSG authors' trials and triumphs. February 5 question - Has a single photo or work of art ever inspired a story? What was it and did you finish it? The awesome co-hosts for the The awesome co-hosts for the February 5 posting of the #IWSG are Lee Lowery, Ronel Janse van Vuuren, Jennifer …

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WildNorth: Surviving Alberta’s Wild North Highways

WildNorth Emergency Transport - my record for the longest and most costly transport - 1129 kilometers (700 miles), 12 hours traveling time; and $400 (gas, lodging, food, windshield washer fluid) As a WildNorth transport volunteer, I've developed a reputation for taking on the long distance runs. Driving Alberta's ribbon of highways and backwoods country roads …

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A Bat Loose in my SUV

As a transport volunteer with WildNorth, I take on the responsibility of transporting injured wildlife to WildNorth's hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This story reveals how one such transport almost became a disaster. WildNorth received a call that a small bat had an injured wing. The rescuers were from Fairview area - about five hours from …

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Duck Rescue Via Jet Plane

Never a dull moment at WildNorth (Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation for Northern Alberta, Canada). Today was suppose to be a routine, data entry day in the office at WildNorth. I'm beginning to clue in. There's no such thing as 'routine' at WildNorth. Just as I was ending my 3 hour shift, the dispatcher notified me …

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