Day: January 15, 2016

Just Jot It January 15

Just Jot It January 15th – Leadership   Jot -Leadership What is leadership & what makes a leader?  To help answer that question,  I found a wonderful site on the Concepts of Leadership, at Big Dog & Little Dog’s Performance Juxtaposition.  Here is the URL: http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadcon.html I am not a leader -by any stretch of the imagination.  Nor, am I a follower.  My husband is a great leader, as he is motivated to go the extra mile in everything he does. I’m an idea person.  Give me a project -and I will swarm you with ideas -which a leader can see through.  I think this makes us a pert-near-perfect couple. John Quincy Adams said: If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. I suppose this is something all writers hope to accomplish. To move the mind, persuading it toward the creative pieces of your own imagination.      

Cow Proves Animals Love, Think, And Act

Originally posted on Violet's Vegan Comics:
Photo Credit: Joan Bryden Photography http://www.wildcardwalks.co.uk/photo-galleries-farm-cattle.html I just found a story here, on the globalanimal.org website, which is a wake up call for all animal lovers who still use dairy.  Just like Deidra, the mother in this story demonstrated not only the love she had for her calf, but the complicated thought process she used in her attempt to save him: By Holly Cheever DVM: I would like to tell you a story that is as true as it is heartbreaking. When I first graduated from Cornell’s School of Veterinary Medicine, I went into a busy dairy practice in Cortland County. I became a very popular practitioner due to my gentle handling of the dairy cows. One of my clients called me one day with a puzzling mystery: his Brown Swiss cow, having delivered her fifth calf naturally on pasture the night before, brought the new baby to the barn and was put into the milking line, while her calf was once again removed from her. Her udder, though, was completely…