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Hooray for the gay!

Wow, I can’t believe it really happened. Mayor fenty signed same sex marriage into law.  Today. Just now. !!! Excuse me if this post sounds like its written by a tween, but I am brimming with child-like glee. Also, overcoming my fear of writing (!) to mark this auspicious occaison. It’s not only a victory […]

Holiday Pet Sitting

Happy Holidays! As always, we are here to provide for your pet sitting needs. We are starting to fill up, and may not be able to say yes to everyone.  But please continue to send your Christmas, New Years, and anytime requests. Use our new, improved inquiry form to get in touch with us directly. […]


Diana Vashti

Diana Maria Vashti spent the first 23 years of her life in the beautiful but cold Great Lakes state of Michigan. She spent most of her time at the beaches, in the dunes, or at a concert. Diana started playing music around age 10 and continues to do so every day of her life. She […]

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Jeremy Weyl

  Jeremy joined the Brighter Days team in spring of 2013. Before moving to DC in 2011 for a fellowship as a global justice organizer, he lived in Worcester, MA studying international and community development. In Worcester, he worked with high school youth on environmental justice issues. Before heading up to New England, he grew […]

Jordan Oeste

Jordan is a lifelong dog aficionado who has been with Brighter Days since spring 2013. Previously, she spent three years working as an animal caretaker at the Washington Humane Society (now the Humane Rescue Alliance), where she cultivated knowledge and skills in companion animal behavior, training and health. Jordan is proud to be part of […]