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  • Secret garden
    Cosmic Gardening and Other Tricks
    Companion gardening isn’t exactly a social gathering, but it could be depending on how you look at it. In fact, the theory of companion planting does suggest compatibility between certain plants. Squash and nasturtium are friends, and so are...
  • Flat Out Matt by Jessica Park
    Flat Out Matt - A Companion to Flat Out Love by Jessica Park
    If you have had any contact with me whatsoever over the past year or so, you will know just how much I love the Young Adult novel by Jessica Park titled Flat Out Love...Due to her fans like me slowly wearing her down until she had no choice but to...
  • Evangelicals
    Vaudeville Mews will host Evangelicals on June 24
    Gloom pop quartet Evangelicals will make a stop in Des Moines on June 24 for a show at Vaudeville Mews. The doors at the Mews will open at 9:30 p.m., and the show will start at 10 p.m. Openers for the concert will include Brooklyn emo band...
  • Unconditional love
    Unconditional love, an eternal bright star
    A few days ago, your best friend called and informed you that her soul mate for the past nineteen years had expired earlier that day. You did not have to ask how she was doing. It resonated in every word she spoke. Her male friend entered the...
  • HK Bounty Hunter droids for the win!
    Review: SWTOR HK-51 companion
    Since the release of the HK-51 companion, both republic and empire fleets have been proliferated with players sporting theirs as they shop the trade network, await queue timers, or simply hang-out socializing in the general chat; but the real...
  • Cats and Dogs
    Cats love dogs
    We Fort Worth cat lovers sometimes forget about our other friends- dogs. Although we all have experienced a time when we observed dogs chasing cats, they can be a great companion for one another. Cats and dogs can and will learn to get along when...
  • Yorkie
    Pet love
    One of life’s greatest pleasures is having a pet. Along with their ability to love us unconditionally they are great companions. They give you all their attention without questioning your purpose. They stay close to you when you are not well...
  • Junket
    A real gentleman
    Junket is a really great dog. He’s so calm that even dogs who don't get along with other dogs can hang out with him! He’s an old soul who has the Zen energy and knows who he is. Junket is confident, gentle, and great with everybody...
  • Cherry Eye removed
    Boomer - The missing link part 2
    Through exercise and change of his diet, andthe removal of his Cherry Eye aftera trip to the local vet Boomer had become a new dog. Now ten pounds lighter andneighborhood walks had becomeour daily routine. I had acquired not only a loyal companion...
  • Domino, the black grizzle hen
    PIgeons as Pets
    Pigeons were the forefront of the industrial revolution. Messages in tow, they would spur communication and insider trading which furthered the boom. Companies like Reuters got their start as a pigeon messaging service. Between the era of 1943...
  • Sophi loves grounding and tree meditations.
    Grounding meditation exercises for you and your pet
    With the density of Seattle’s neighborhoods and constant drone of noise and traffic, it is important to ground and help our animals to do the same. Grounding is a sort of meditation practice in which we get very calm and focused on our...