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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Eleventh Hour, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Month-1918

Eleventh Hour, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Month President Eisenhower dedicates this time stamp as Veterans Day for United States 8 years after war ends. November 11, 1918 Allied nations and Germany ceased fire and torment due to armistice(truce) that went into affect the eleven hour, eleventh Day and eleventh month in 1918 Versailles France. United States Congress recognized the end of World War I when it passed a concurrent resolution on June 4, 1926, with these words: Quoted from the Department of Veterans Affairs "Whereas the 11th of November 1918, marked the cessation of the most destructive, sanguinary, and far reaching war in human annals and the resumption by the people of the United States of peaceful relations with other nations, which we hope may never again be severed, and Whereas it is fitting that the recurring anniversary of this date should be commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations; and Whereas the legislatures of twenty-seven of our States have already declared November 11 to be a legal holiday: Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), that the President of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on November 11 and inviting the people of the United States to observe the day in schools and churches, or other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies of friendly relations with all other peoples." Reiterating what Veterans Day truly meant to solidify; Peace Within Nations and People. It meant the marking of War and massive destruction no longer being needed, the marking of nations having recognized that war brings destruction and parting of people, the marking of opposing viewpoints agreeing that the fighting was not creating something of value for humanity, the earth and good will. This day symbolizing that our freedom was fought for by generations past and future with much to lose, much to gain and still somehow trying to implement the lesson we learned almost 100 years ago. Society today has everything to lose and everything to gain from our fore fathers past; take not for granted the millions of flags posted today and everyday and remember those who have fought for this great nation we gather to impact daily. As the original intent, One With Care invites you to Commemorate this day with Thanksgiving and Prayer to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding.
~Soldiers from the 43rd Infantry coming together with music, prayer and community~ God, Home & Country

Friday, November 2, 2012

How You Can Help People and Animals Affected by Hurricane Sandy NOW

How Californian’s Can Help The East Coast The following list is One With Care approved safe donation sources to help the People and the towns that are completely desolate and with out help. Please copy the information and give to others…And remember that all year long we can contribute to these organizations and we can assist the earth by reducing our daily "carbon footprint."
AMERICAN RED CROSS The Red Cross is providing much needed shelter, clothes, supplies, food and blood for the people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Donating blood and goods are accepted however you'll be doing more for those in need by donating money instead of physical goods. My personal opinion, money is always better. Donate by Text message: Text the word RED CROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. The donation will show up on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your balance if you have a prepaid phone. You need to be 18 or older, or have parental permission, to donate this way. (If you change your mind, text the word stop to 90999.) Phone: 800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767); for Spanish speakers, 800-257-7575; for TDD,800-220-4095. HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES Humane Society's Animal Rescue Team is gathering supplies and staff to help rescue pets in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Phone:301-258-8276 AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION The association is helping animals that may need rescue or shelter. Donate by Text message: Text the word HUMANE to 80888 to donate $10. Phone:866-242-1877. COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF NEW JERSEY This group coordinates efforts with the state's Office of Emergency Management, as well as with state and local nonprofit organizations. NEW YORK CARES This NYC group is "the city's largest volunteer organization,running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies and public schools." They are recruiting volunteers to help with Sandy relief efforts including raising money and other programs to help those in need~this is a fabulous organization! ONE WITH CARE PERSONAL FAVORITE ORGANIZATIONS*****New York Cares also collects "thousands of gently used, freshly laundered winter coats each winter and distributes them to thousands of men, women, and children who would otherwise be cold." What an amazing way to make a direct impact Now!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Giving Back To Communities & Animals Around the World

One With Care Mascot turned Philanthropist, Ginger attended the Second Harvest Food Drive at the Irvine Great Park in Orange County. As a group we gathered as many bags of cans that we could donate. This time of year is crucial for so many individuals and families to come together and give back to their communities in any way that they are capable. It is so important to remember all the animals in the world as well. If you have resources to donate time or money; please visit One With Care about us page to see a list of Caring companies that support needy animals around the world. These are voiceless creatures that need human help. One With Care invites you to anticipate the needs of animals around the world today.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Launch of Great Park Jack-O-Lantern Starts Countdown to Great Park Pumpkin Harvest on October 20 | Orange County Great Park

Tommorow is the Launch of Great Park Jack-O-Lantern!!! This is such a wonderful event for family, kids, friends and especially pets to attend! Family and Pet events can be awesome this time of year due to Halloween costumes expanding in wide variety for pets each year that passes. I remember times when we would have to turn a baby tee-shirt into a costume for our dogs. Those days are long gone, and now are the days to find excellent costumes for pets. I can't wait to see all the adorable doggies dressed up in costume at this pet friendly event~ We will be there representing One With Care..Dog Walking & Home Pet Care, if you see us~ Please say Hi and get your pets photo snapped~we will develop and send it to you in the mail "on the dog house" (free)!
Dont Forget to bring canned foods to help out other families

Sunday, October 7, 2012

"Dog Day Afternoon"

Friday October the 5th, was My Baby Girl's 7th birthday...We celebrated at the Lazy Dog Cafe!  The Outside patio has pet owners and dogs at every table patiently acting as if they are human, a great happy hour menu and lush greenery in a comfortable family friendly setting.  So many happy pet owners relaxing in the Friday afternoon sun of Orange County.  We had a seat at a lovely corner table, and I promptly set down a dog bed for Ginger Pie as they do not allow the dogs to sit in their chairs.  I brought Ginger some treats for her to snack on and I ordered off the happy hour menu; lettuce wraps and an Asian pear martini (fabulous pairing btw).  Ginger and I sat happily amongst other pet families while we opened gifts and she snacked on organic dog treats from One With Care! "Peanut Butter Paws" & "Bacon Wrapped Bones." The healthiest snacks for dogs!  We took a snap shot of us at the table~it was a great lil celebration for us!!!
I love you Ging~

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

How to Raise a Well Behaved Pet

I am ONE WITH CARE...I was raised to respect nature, animals and the earth.  I have spent time raising and helping to care for dogs, cats, birds, pigs, chickens and horses.  I was trained to anticipate animals needs and recognized early on in my life how one on one time spent with your pet can ultimately train them to be a well behaved animal.
Tender love is the best for a cat or dog, even a bird.  Growing up, my parents owned a Landscaping and Arborist Company.  The sites that required tree trimming or removal would (at times) also require the removal of a birds nest.  Instead of abandonment, or trashing of nests as most companies conducting that type of business do; my parents decided to take them home.  They would nurture the eggs into the hatching of the birds, raising them to eat and fly, and then setting them free after some gentle rearing.  These same birds we would gather as a family and set free would always stay close to home; flying back to the sound of our whistles.
As a child growing to a young adult I watched and assisted my parents raise many birds, dogs and cats throughout the years.  They taught me to give direct attention and affection to every animal, every pet and even all the birds.  They showed me you can hold a bird, cat or dog in a way that truly sends your intention to care into them through your touch. I use the methods my parents and family have taught me to care for animals. 
True affection, time spent loving your animal will change you and change your pet. They begin to see that you (their owner) can touch every part of their body and it wont hurt them; this is much needed trust. Dogs, Cats, Birds, all animals come to us apprehensive to human touch and behavior. I have first hand experienced the time and patience and consistency it requires to show an animal what is "good" and what is "bad" through positive re-enforcement.
Ultimately I believe that pets are just like children, they need to be taught what is good, and raised with unconditional love, so they can provide the same to you in return...