• Let the aftermath of Irma and Harvey unite us
    September 17, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." --Henry Ford The stories are still being told in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  The stories of people whose lives were sadly lost, heroes…..

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  • Breaking your fears into manageable pieces
    September 10, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    You are a piece of the puzzle of someone else’s life. You may never know where you fit, but others will fill the holes in their lives with pieces of you. – Bonnie Arbon I remember one of the first…..

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  • Doobert & Hurricane Harvey – What can you do?
    September 4, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Nationwide thinking, nationwide planning and nationwide action are the three great essentials to prevent nationwide crises for future generations to struggle through.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt As you might imagine, there are a lot of people wanting to help with…..

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  • Stop worrying and start seeing
    September 3, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there’s nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized."  - Wayne Dyer We…..

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  • Giving a second chance…but not a third!
    August 27, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “I've learned that if you wait long enough, you might get a second chance at something you gave up on. And sometimes you'll be the one to give the second chance to someone else.”  ― Wendy Mass, 13 Gifts I…..

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  • Keeping it all in perspective
    August 20, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "We all get so caught up in the moment of what we're doing every day, it's hard to hit that reset button and get pulled away from all that and see life from a different perspective." - Tony Stewart I…..

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  • Be the rubber, not the glue.
    August 13, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball We all have memories of our childhood.  Some good, and some not so positive.  It's likely…..

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  • The obstacle in your path
    August 6, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Obstacles don't have to stop you.  If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up.  Figure out how to climb it.  Go through it.  Or work around it." -- Michael Jordan We all have goals that we…..

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  • The evolving role of animal rescue
    July 30, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it turned into a butterfly." -- Proverb In my last Doobert Caretaker blog, I asked the question about what's next in animal rescue.  In this blog I want to explore some ideas, possibilities…..

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  • What ever happened to the golden rule?
    July 16, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” (Matt. 7:12)   What ever happened to the golden rule - how did it get to be so contentious in rescue? Ever since I was a kid, I remember being…..

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