Include Yourself

  Hi, Laozi here, the Laughing Giraffe.   As you may know Thanksgiving is a day Abraham Lincoln established to create a sense of peace and positive change. During the brutal fighting of the Civil War, good ol’ Abe declared the last Thursday of November a day of gratitude. On this day everyone was asked to put […]

A Wave of Joy

   As a small child growing up in the woods I was surrounded by very dear, sincere, loving, compassionate true friends. My best friend was an Arbutus tree. I met her one day when I was very sad. My heart pulled me right to her like a magnet. She lived deep in the woods on […]