Category Archives: Relationships

Sandy

It’s not very often that you can be sure, by almost 100%, that you gave someone everything they could possibly have wanted. That you made them happy. That you gave them a good life. That is what I’m telling myself, … Continue reading

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Breath Space

The time you spend waiting for someone to die is its own unique pause in the continuum of daily life.  That is so even when the death in question is that of a tiny, ancient, nearly black tortoiseshell cat. She … Continue reading

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Gone to Ground: Nelly, b. 19?, d. Jan. 1, 2015

I will note here that Nelly was not a good dog. Having a good dog in your life is like having a live-in angel. Lord Byron got it right when he said of his own good dog that such dogs … Continue reading

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