• Share your grateful soul
    September 16, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity...it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." --Melody Beattie Since I was…..

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  • Celebrate the passion
    September 9, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out." --Steve Jobs One of the nice things about…..

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  • How many animal rescue mensches do YOU know?
    September 2, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Without kindness and compassion, no matter what else you do in life, you are not a mensch, and you are not like a worthy and decent human being." -Ronald Pies You may be wondering, like I was, exactly what a…..

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  • Share your strength and your courage
    August 26, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others." --Robert Louis Stevenson When someone asks me what I am afraid of the answer is easy for me…heights. That may not seem that strange until you learn that I…..

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  • Looking back on your life well lived
    August 19, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "View your life from your funeral: Looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? What would you have wanted to accomplish but didn't? What were the happy moments? What were the sad? What would you do again, and…..

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  • Take time to enjoy the journey and the people you meet
    August 12, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." --Greg Anderson One of the classic movies was The Wizard of Oz and I remember seeing it multiple times as a…..

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  • Focus on adding value not on being considered a success
    August 5, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. -Albert Einstein Those of you that know me know that I work a full-time day-job in order to be able to keep Doobert running.  That leaves evenings and…..

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  • Using your credo to define your purpose
    July 22, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Don't blow off another's candle for it won't make yours shine brighter." --Jaachynma N.E. Agu Competition. Since I was a kid, it was always front and center in everything I did. Competition with my siblings for my parents attention; competition…..

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  • Think progress not perfection
    July 15, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Do what you have always done and you'll get what you have always got." --Sue Knight One of the best things in life is that it’s always changing. Whether it’s a new iPhone, a service we never thought we needed,…..

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  • Ponder the beauty of possibility
    July 8, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another." --John C. Maxwell Have you ever stopped to consider the beauty of possibility in animal rescue? Can you imagine what the world will look like…..

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