• Panic causes mistakes. A calm mind fosters success.
    January 21, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options. - - Simon Sinek One of the practices that has served me well personally in recent years is meditation.  Discussing…..

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  • Wear out or rust out. The choice is yours.
    January 14, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "We must either wear out or rust out every one of us. My choice is to wear out." — Theodore Roosevelt As I explained in a previous post, 2018 is a year for me to push forward on the stick…..

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  • It’s 2018! Push forward on the stick!
    January 7, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Always think with your stick forward.” - Amelia Earhart [caption id="attachment_5173" align="alignleft" width="400"] 394033 03: (FILE PHOTO) Amelia Earhart stands June 14, 1928 in front of her bi-plane called "Friendship" in Newfoundland. Carlene Mendieta, who is trying to recreate Earhart's…..

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  • What is your 2018 New Years Animal Rescue Resolution?
    December 31, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress." -  Charles Kettering It is that time of year again.  A time when we reflect on everything we accomplished in the…..

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  • Channeling the negative energy of animal rescue
    December 17, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you." - Oprah Winfrey Animal welfare and animals in general ignite passions within people.  Sometimes, this passion can become a platform for negativity and I know my…..

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  • Learning to say YES
    December 10, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "The word is yes. Yes, yes, yes. Say it a million times. Say it a million more, and the word you would have said two million times would be?"  Crowd: "Yes!" - Terrence Bundley from the movie Yes Man One of the…..

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  • Your opportunity is here, now, and ready for you.
    December 3, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill One of the shows I enjoy watching regularly is Shark Tank.  Few people may know that in 2016 I travelled to…..

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  • What I am thankful for…
    November 26, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

     "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - John F. Kennedy Thanksgiving day has always been a day to spend time with friends and…..

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  • Seeing the good in everything
    November 19, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality One of the lessons that…..

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  • Building a great pyramid in animal rescue
    November 12, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us." - Napoleon Bonaparte The great pyramids in Egypt took hundreds of years to build. Men lived their entire lives never seeing them completed. We often think of the…..

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