Creature Thoughts, November 2018: Vibration

“Everything in life is vibration.” — Albert Einstein

Or, even more dramatically:

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong. What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses. There is no matter.” ― Albert Einstein

Okay, I think we can all agree that Mr Einstein was a pretty smart guy. If he says that everything is vibration, and that, when broken down to the most baseline truth, there is no matter, that sure gives us something to think about.

Creature Thoughts, Sept. 2018: Dog Days

The Dog Days of Summer. As a lover of words, as well as of dogs, I couldn’t help wondering where that phrase originated. It turns out that ancient cultures saw a connection between the hottest days of the summer season and the rising of the star Sirius.

Creature Thoughts, Aug 2018: Forever, Stars

I know that Stars would want to thank everyone, all her friends and fans, for all of the love that has been sent her way. Some might say a Starling wouldn’t understand enough to feel grateful for such love. But I know, and you know, that Stars would. She would call you all her hamsters, her very favorite word to use about things that made her happy. And you are all my hamsters, too.

Creature Thoughts, January 2018: Our Twilight Pets

Our Twilight Pets Is your older dog pacing, whining, and anxious without reason? Has your senior cat become restless at night, crying and calling out? Has your old pet’s appetite changed lately: either always hungry or refusing favorite foods? Does she spend more time sleeping or isolating herself from her family, and is no longer…

Creature Thoughts, August 2016

They love us regardless of who we are. They love us even though we are far from perfect. They hold no expectations, they make no judgments. They are an island of unconditional love in a hostile sea.

Or perhaps it’s not so much that they love us despite ourselves. Perhaps they simply have more faith in our hearts’ potential than we do.