Tag Archives: death

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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Happy Trails

Sometime before the end of winter, I’m likely to be out another dog. I don’t normally cry over such things; any life that has been long and well lived is not something to be mourned when it reaches its inevitable … Continue reading

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Fine and Quiet Part 2

The solstice has officially arrived, but the bright days of late autumn lingered here until as lately as a week ago. This is frequent in North Texas; well into December, we often enjoy a muted but pleasing echo of the … Continue reading

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