Jon Phillips

Resilience and Renewal – August Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / September 6, 2020
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Hi Everyone!As many of you know, we’ve had two very special arrivals this month. There was the arrival of Gifford, a very sweet pit…

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Lazy Days of Summer – July Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / July 31, 2020
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Hi Everyone!It seems every year about this time, the temperatures rise and my creativity sinks. So I play my once a year lazy summer…

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Sunny Days – June Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / June 29, 2020
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There doesn’t seem to have been much good news to talk about in the world recently, but luckily for us, that is not the…

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What’s Next – May Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / May 29, 2020
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Happy Summer!! It was such a relief to start seeing nature start exploding back to life this month. Leaves on the trees and blooms…

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Little by Little – April Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / April 30, 2020
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I don’t think it would be exaggerating to say that this has been the toughest month since the sanctuary first opened. Volunteers, and in…

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Feeling Lucky – March Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / March 29, 2020
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With all of the uncertainty, disruption, and hardship of the coronavirus and its impact on our lives, it’s only natural to let our perspectives…

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Fat Tuesday – February Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / March 7, 2020
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Mardi Gras was just over a week ago, which as you all know, translates to Fat Tuesday. That got me thinking about the extra…

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Keeping Warm – January Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / February 7, 2020
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It may not really feel like it yet, but we are smack in the middle of winter in Connecticut. That means that the big…

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Happy New Year! – December Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / January 4, 2020
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The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a meaningful time in our minds and in our hearts. As we…

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Generosity – Holiday Sanctuary Update

By Jon Phillips / December 16, 2019
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This is a busy time of year for everyone, and that definitely includes all of us here at the Our Companions Sanctuary. Luckily for…

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