"... he looked into my eyes just like he was looking into my soul to make sure I was all right. I have never forgotten how I felt. I had never had anyone look at me like they cared that much." Two years ago today, I lost my boy, my constant companion & guardian for… Continue reading Looking Into My Soul
UPDATED MAY 20TH: I have a unique relationship with dogs. I can't explain it, not really. Either you know, or you never will. Maybe it's the Aspergers, that I form a stronger bond with animals - canine in particular - than I do with humans. Dogs are essential to me. As essential as air to… Continue reading Dogs and Me.
Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. He stood beside me, pointing the way with his black nose... and yet, I could not reach out, shuffle the black fur, caress the ears... he stood beside me, pointing the way, pawing at the rocks, and yet, they… Continue reading He Stood Beside Me
We're approaching a landmark in time... one I don't want. The one year anniversary of Shunka's death. If today was all PMS anger & frustration, yesterday was all PMS tears. I had a dream. Shunka was lying here beside me on the bed, and in the dream, I rolled over & put my arm around… Continue reading On Shunka
This post is supposed to be about my visit to the doctor yesterday. But it's not. Sorry, Mom, but you are going to have to wait a little while longer for that. Because this post is about those gut-wrenching decisions we face as pet-keepers, companion animal lovers, dog lovers... This post is about Dart. Dart… Continue reading Gutwrenching Decisions