March 20, 2022

#166 - The Magic Egg

A sleepy Ukrainian folk tale with magical animals, a dragon couple, and a happy ending.

In the blog, I wrote about some of the ways we can all help the people and animals in Ukraine. There are links to an international charity to help refugees and their pets and a shelter outside of Kyiv you can support directly. It's at

We've had Bandit staying with us this week and we took a sunrise walk down to the creek. Come join us on TikTok at or on Instagram at

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photo of Erik