Brian Muller with his children Caidyn, Jace and EmmyLu.

“Daddy, what if I built a ladder to the sky, so I could go see mommy whenever I wanted?” Those were the words that Brian Muller heard his son Jace whisper in his ears early one morning.

Elders have a huge capacity in their hearts to listen to what we “younger” ones are going through and have a unique perspective: Just as there is a light in the darkness, there is darkness in the light.

puppy with toy

The holidays are here! It is a wonderful time to spend with friends and family. However, the bustle and activities can be overwhelming and stressful for our dogs. There is festive food/drink and many people coming and going.

Woodbury Days was welcomed back for 2021 after taking a year off due to COVID-19. The annual community celebration, which was held on August 20–22, features the Grande Parade, car show, carnival, Taste of Woodbury, fireworks and more.

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Get moving at the Woodbury Wobble. Inspired by a personal and professional love of fitness, husband and wife team Robert and Brooke Selb first organized the Woodbury Wobble three years ago.

Pet parents will often say something like, “I love my dog because they love me unconditionally.” And we certainly feel grateful for our dog’s love. Dogs are also very loyal to the end toward their humans.

How do we come to these decisions about beliefs when tied to such towering concepts as a meaning for life?

dog sniffing the grass

Dogs possess up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, compared to about six million in humans. And the part of a dog’s brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is, proportionally speaking, 40 times greater than ours.

Children have been home not just for the summer, but also for much of the year due to the pandemic. When children return to school, it can be stressful for your dog. The child is busy with classes, classmates and all the school activities.

The Annual Community Awards Gala featured a community awards presentation to deserving Woodbury area recipients. Pictured are the 2020 award recipients, who were celebrated at the Denim and Diamonds Virtual Gala this past January.