Category Archives: dolphins

Two Images: Trauma Interruptus

“Haunted Shrimp Baby” and “Moth Baby” are two pictures that I drew with colored pencils and black magic marker back in 1999, trying to come to terms with my infant surgery. At the time, I was not aware that I hadn’t been given anesthesia for the operation. As I uploaded these pictures, I was scowling….

Message from the Universe II

Driving to work the other day, I had an epiphany. That though Sidra, the dolphin I blogged about a few posts ago, was sick (a fact I had not mentioned), she emanated love, acceptance, and grace; she was strong despite her illness and in her vulnerability gave so much. I cried thinking about this. Illness…

A Message from the Universe

You are loved by the universe, Sidra says. Sure, I was taking care of her, along with other marine lab techs at the University of Miami Graduate School in 1974, and she was captive and dependent. Yes, I fed her the noon meal daily, even on weeekends, so she grew to associate me with food….