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Jen Smith
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Here to learn, share, and laugh. Keep it positive. I have 3 kids, all exploring their own journeys now. Total animal lover. I have 5 cats
Here to learn, share, and laugh. Keep it positive. I have 3 kids, all exploring their own journeys now. Total animal lover. I have 5 cats

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And now there are six...

Our newest addition, Lydia. She came to us from a rescue organization that deals with dogs, primarily pit bulls. But this sweet lady ended up there and was having no luck getting adopted, so they asked me if I could take her, as the kennel life was really freaking her out. She's around 4 and just as loving as can be. My other cats aren't too thrilled, but they'll adapt. It's been about a 3 weeks now, and they're settling into the idea...

I thought she'd be a perfect intro on #caturday ๐Ÿ˜ป๐Ÿ’™ ... Here, she's sitting by their two scratch pads next to my bed, enjoying the morning sunshine streaming thru my window...

#hqspanimals #jjphotography #photography
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Clyde...

If you could only choose two of these photos for a pit bull photo contest, which 2 would you pick? I nerd help... Haha...

I love this boy... All of these are taken with my canon, over the past two years...

#hqspanimals #jjphotography #photography
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10/14/17
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The road home...

Today's theme for +Johnny Willsโ€‹ #joinindaily is beautiful roads/lanes... This is the road leading into our small town. I took this with my phone, thru the driver's side window, as I was rounding the curve coming, very slowly, into town... I piss everyone off because I drive so slowly, as I'm always watching for the wildlife. Plus, the scenery always blows my mind. ๐Ÿ˜Š

#hqsplandscape #jjphotography #photography #colorado
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This is what I have to look at through my kit hen window as I cook and clean...

Last Monday we had a great snow storm. It brought a family of 7 various aged female deer to our yard. So I took some tired carrots, blueberries, cherries, and apples out to them. The head doe chased the younger ones off, haha. So they came over to this apple tree and were grazing...

I was lucky I was just boiling some food at this point, as I was enamored with the scene playing out through my windows, and taking pictures...

This is for you +Marรญa Gilbertโ€‹ ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค™

Taken with my phone. Rye, CO.

#hqspanimals #jjphotography #photography
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We have chosen to focus on my life since my rescue. We have chosen not to look back. We don't often talk about my life before rescue. We have no hatred, only indifference, for the people who abused, neglected, and exploited me and my yard mates. Both my family, and Handsome Dan's Rescue, has made the deliberate choice to stay silent.

Today, one of those people was honored by Virginia Tech. As a family, as a rescue, we have only indifference. However, I would like to share this photo. This is a photo of HDR foster mom Delores, one of Mama and my dearest friends, holding a photo of Little Red and a candle honoring her memory on the campus of Virginia Tech this evening.

Soon, HDR foster dad Mark will speak to a group gathered there, of his experiences with dogfighting survivors, his feelings on this night as a graduate of Virginia Tech, and about some real heroes and survivors worthy of being honored.

We are proud of the decisions we have made. We hold no hatred. We focus on the future, We hold dear my success and the success of my yard mates who showed the world that with a little forward thinking and understanding, a group of game dogs from some rural Virginia woods could forever change the climate for other survivors from similar heinous situations.

I humbly invite you to enjoy this photo for what it is. The honoring and memory of the life of a Little Red dog. I invite you to share in our indifference toward those responsible for my past, and that of Little Red and the others rescued from my yard, and go forth to do something for the homeless animals in your community, or those rescued from dogfighting.

We find within our moral character the resolve to look only forward, to hold no hatred, to be inspired by the success of the Vicktory Dogs and those who have come since. โ€” with Heather Gutshall, Delores Dean Morgano, Melissa Baroni Fiaccone, Paul Fiaccone, Susan Weidel and Mark Morgano at Virginia Tech.
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Premiere night for one of my most favorite stories ever! So I got tickets for Sammi, Lynn, and I. Let's hope they didn't screw it up this time. Hoping it can't be as bad as, or worse, than the first attempt...

Today's #joinindaily with +Johnny Willsโ€‹ just happens to be either number 1, 7, or 17. So I couldn't pass up taking this, as we sit here waiting for the commercials to end haha... See y'all in a few hours...

#vapefamily #vapefriends #improof #vapecommunity #IT
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This is what happens when we sit in our backyard... ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜Š ... Sammi took this with her snapchat. I had cut up some apples and was feeding them. 2 of the babies still had their white spots, they were so young...

This literally made my month...

#IloveMyHome #coloradoliving

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I'm so sick of seeing these piece of shit people being haled as good all because they can throw or catch a fucking ball...
Please consider signing this. Michael Vick does not deserve any fame or glory. He tortured and murdered hundreds of dogs and never served a day for that crime. He served time for tax evasion. BIG EFFING DEAL!!!!
No amount of time served will make him forgiveable in my eyes. You wanna get my blood boling, start defending him.

#NoVick #NeverForget

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#Eclipse watching and vaping, out on the high plains, today. Was so awesome! We only had about 87% totality, but was still wicked cool! #vapeon #vapelyfe #vapefamily #vapefriends#improof
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8/21/17
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