Jen's Notebook

A Little Lipstick Never Hurt Anyone

Several years ago (OK it was more like a decade) an older gentleman stopped into the clinic where I worked at the time to pick up prescription food for his daughter’s cat.  Although I can still see his face, I can’t quite remember his name.  But I’ll never forget what he said to me that… Continue reading A Little Lipstick Never Hurt Anyone

Jen's Notebook

The Circle of Veterinary Life

  I never intended to work in veterinary medicine.  Although at one point in my childhood, I did want to be a veterinarian.  Doesn’t everyone?   I pursued an education in English and writing, but when a veterinary receptionist opportunity presented itself, I applied – mostly because I needed a job.  Starting at a smaller practice… Continue reading The Circle of Veterinary Life

Jen's Notebook

How Teege Got Her Groove Back

It started out with a simple question, “Teege, is there going to be a BUZZ this month?” I hadn’t written anything since the farewell to Cleo for the January issue of Firstline magazine.  My notebook, which is normally crammed with ideas, hadn’t been touched in months.  No notes, no doodles, nothing.  Yet I still carried… Continue reading How Teege Got Her Groove Back