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.”

Humor, Life Lessons, Love, photography, Romance, Uncategorized, Valentines Day

Valentines – Romantic Antics in the Middle Ages – and I don’t mean the 1300’s

Romantic Antics can be big or small, it's all in how the right person knows when and how to make us feel good, special, appreciated and above all loved.

autumn, Bogs of Essex County, fall, Family, foliage, Hiking in New England, humor, leaves, Life Lessons, Massachusetts, Nature, New England, photography, Seasons, Uncategorized

A Boggy Day in Middleton

Why would someone wuss out from crossing a 6-acre blog? It was not a rhetorical question.

Adventure, Antique Airplane, brain4rent, Family, ideas, Life Lessons, photography, Uncategorized

Flying the Friendly Skies Aboard a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Plane

Eventually I figured I’d just as soon leave the piloting to someone else, let him do all the concentrating on the mechanics of flying, so I could focus on the magic.

Aging, Life Lessons, Love, Music, Uncategorized

Jonathan Campbell, Livingston Taylor, and My Lost Youth

Jon cleaned out his locker and landed his last plane (flown by musician Livingston Taylor) at 55 years and 363 days. But that was Jon retiring and he’s older so I rationalized away my age and he was 56 and retiring and I was 27 for one more spin of the earth.

brain4rent, Humor, ideas, Life Lessons, pets, photography, Uncategorized

Our Trek Out of Darkness – 8 Surprisingly Useful Things to Have When the Power Goes Out

I do not like pitch darkness. I sleep with a light on somewhere down the hall and leave shades open to catch early sunlight. But tonight I awoke to absolute darkness and a familiar if slowly recognized noise. And through my lonesome experience in the wee hours of the morning, I’ve come to value the tools that are surprisingly useful when the lights go out.

brain4rent, humor, ideas, Life Lessons, Uncategorized

Hold On to Your Dreams or Give Them Up, As Needed

Have you lived through the experience of giving up on a dream? If so, how/when did you decide to pull the plug, to resort to Plan B, to fall back on the safety net? And, do you regret that choice?

brain4rent, branding, Family, ideas, Life Lessons, pets, photography, Rabbits, Uncategorized

The IKEA Effect or Why You Love Your Kid and I Love My Vest and My Rabbit

It is entirely possible that we do not give our children the best of everything because we love them, but rather we love them because we gave them everything.