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Goat Yoga in the Year of Trying New Things

Goat Yoga is NOT a spectator sport where goats demonstrate yoga positions for the enjoyment and youtube videos of all.

Adventure, Alison Colby-Campbell, Alisons Brain4rent, animal welfare, Animals, brain4rent, gnu, Humor, photography, suburban myth, Uncategorized, wildebeest in suburbia

Suburban Myth – What’s Gnu in small town Massachusetts

I defy anyone from having a more bizarre experience than Jon and I did today.

Alison Colby-Campbell, Animals, Baking with duck eggs, brain4rent, Duck eggs, Ducks

The Truth About Duck Eggs, Hay Bales, and Snow Banks as High as a Moose Eye.

After a failed maple syrup expedition in New Hampshire, we could have died when a tractor in front of us kept dropping hay bales into the street narrowed by very high snow banks. We dodged the second bale and then thought "we must save others" and pulled alongside the truck on a straight-away country road to… Continue reading The Truth About Duck Eggs, Hay Bales, and Snow Banks as High as a Moose Eye.

animal welfare, Animals, brain4rent, Bunnies, Life Lessons, miracles, pets, Rabbits

My Senior Moments with the Great White Bunny Revisited

Domestic rabbits live on average 7-11 or 8-12 years depending on the source of your information, the breed (larger rabbits have shorter lives), genetics, and lifestyle of the bunny. I always use the 8-12 year range to quote to people in the hope they’ll understand the long term promise they’ll be making when they say: “Yes, let’s take that one home.”

Animals, Birders, birds, brain4rent, Bunnies, cold weather, humor, Nature, New England, photography, Winter

Turkey Tales – Stalkers and Plunderers

I'm not quite sure if this is an actual courtship ritual or just an early middle school dance for fowl who flirt at flirting but still find the opposite sex kind of icky.

Animals, Bunnies, Garden of Eden, Loss of a pet, pets

Paradise Lost – Every Time We Lose A Pet

Today I am mad at Adam and Eve. If they hadn’t screwed up I would be a happy, skinny vegetarian living in endless health along with my pets and human loves.

animal welfare, Animals, brain4rent, Bunnies, fall, Family, Guinea Pigs, ideas, Life Lessons, MSPCA, pets, photography, Rabbits, Seasons

The Furry Factor – Transforming Pet Lovers into People Lovers One Animal at a Time

"In the company of the animals they really love, a) all people are much more likeable, and b) people are much nicer to the humans around them."

Animals, birds, Family, Life Lessons, Nature, photography, Seasons, Uncategorized

Give Me the Bird – Birding & Bird Calls in New England

“Obviously a birder?” No I’m not. I just notice stuff flying around me and I use a telephoto lens to compare native birds to the illustrations in my Golden Books Birds of North America guide and to figure out who’s singing what.