July 2012


Women’s Best Friend(s)

 

FEATURES

Calendar of Advertiser Events

Sebastian: A letter for my Aunt Lori
– Betsy Gifford
Denise Bitz of Brother Wolf
– Beth Browne
Unconditional Healing
– Gini Kaufmann
Sugar: Saying Goodbye
– Audra Coleman
Mending a Broken Heart
– Sandi Krecioch
Animal Hospital of North Asheville
– Jonna Rae Bartges
Wild Things
– Kristine Madera
Meditating With Your Pet
– Alice McCall
In Loving Paws & Hooves
– Nancy Kaiser
First You Need Ashes
– Laurel Rhinehardt
Adventures in Retirement: Jose
– Margaret Steiner
Mom’s Death: Letter to a Friend
By: Gretchen Whalen

 

 

DEPARTMENTS

Cosmicomedy: Ant “R” Us
– Lavinia Plonka
Funny, Isn’t It
– Jeanne Charters
Mindully Yours: The Dog as Mindfulness Bell
– Judith Toy

 

CURRENCY CORNER
Estate Planning 101: Your Last Big Hurrah
– Lorri Gifford

 

MINDING HER OWN BUSINESS
Woman, Spirit, & Money: Loving Relationships
– Sherri McLendon
Become a Busness Magnet Step into the Spotlight!
– Saralyn Collins

 

COMMON SENSE HEALTH
The Importance of Natural Skin Care

– Maureen McDonnell, RN

 

WOMEN MAKING MUSIC
Rockel Scott: Answering a Clarion Call

– Peggy Ratusz

PET CARE CORNER
Nutrition: Closer to Nature is Always Better
– Jeff Smith, DVM

 

 

WORDS BY WOMEN (AND MEN)

As the Raindrops: poem
– Phillip Toy
Warning Flashes
– Bethany Rountree
Under the Skin by Vicki Lane
– Mary Ickes, a review
My Pets Have No Leashes: poem
– Nancy Moore
To Coriander: poem
– Marilyn Mcvicker
Pas de Deux: poem
– Marilyn Mcvicker
Observe How Gentle Thoughts: poem
– Cathy Sky
The House Husband’s Lament: poem
– David Lamoureaux
Last Days of the Black Cat: poem
– Cathy Sky
Creation: poem
– Joanie Harrison

The Last Word

 

 

Sandi Tomlin-Sutker
Written by Sandi Tomlin-Sutker