Imagine gathering your closest loved ones, your nearest and dearest, and creating a ceremony, whereupon you came together to honor a sacred event that was occurring in your life, and invoke the blessings of your tribe to celebrate, witness and support your journey and the passage through this sacred event. Read more »
This past Friday, my sweet Little Lhasa Apso rescue dog, only eight weeks old, left this world. My granddaughter Samantha had named her Padu, which means “puffball” in Tibetan. Of course, she had to have a Tibetan name, given that she was, indeed, of Tibetan origin.
We’d been looking for the right dog for over a year when Sami discovered this breed and fell in love with a Lhasa Apso that she met while vacationing with my daughter. “It’s the perfect dog! You love Tibet and all the people there and it will remind you of being there”. All true, so ahead we forged looking for a rescue site that had a Lhasa Apso. Sami sent off an e-mail to a large rescue site in California and the next day I got a response stating that, yes, there was a rescued Lhasa Apso mom that had just had puppies, one of them female. It seemed so easy and right. We had found our baby!
We couldn’t get her until the first week of July, and I just couldn’t wait that long to see her. So last Wednesday off my friend Eileen and I went to make the eight hour drive to meet her. Read more »