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About sknobloch

I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.

“Teaching Rusty the “Ropes” …(how poodles become collies”

Collies like to bark.   You learn that the hard way, usually when you are standing at the door in your robe and pajamas in the early morning and you are screaming for the barking to stop.   You can try to … Continue reading

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“There is Danger in the Search for Hidden Meanings”

I just read a disturbing opinion on the “racist” innuendos of Mary Poppins.   Yes, you read that right…..  Mary Poppins and Dick Van Dyke in blackface?????????????????   Chimney sweep dust…….racist?????????????? If we all start searching in movies and books for innocuous … Continue reading

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“Leaving dogs outside to Freeze, Somewhere there’s a special place in Hell”

I have seen too many pictures on the Internet……dogs frozen to their metal crates……dogs tied to a tree with a frozen water bowl and only a soaked blanket for shelter…….dogs sprawled frozen, dead on the pavement. I have to believe … Continue reading

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“Mornings of Mischief”

They work as a team….Aura Lea, my Irish Wolfhound, swishes her tail and knocks my reading glasses off the living room end table…..Ruby, my poodle,  carries them into her bed…….. My knitting needle and yarn strewn across the rug….now having … Continue reading

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“Good byes and Hellos”

These past couple of days have been sorrowful.   Since becoming a wolfhound mom, I have been introduced to a world of wolfhound moms and dads, our bonds forged by our love and devotion to this breed. Certain members and their … Continue reading

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“Full Blood Moon Eclipse”

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“Rest in Peace Mary”

Eloquent poet, Mary Oliver crossed January 17th.   Her poetry was simple, no flowery stanzas, just honest and penetrating….. I wish to share one here on my blog today…… Mary Oliver: “I Worried” I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, … Continue reading

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