The Adjustment

The house seems unusually quiet these days. A month ago senior mutt passed away two days shy of her fifteenth birthday. And the household is adjusting to her absence. Still, younger mutt no longer checks each room (searching for senior mutt) whenever us humans come home after work, shopping, or other outings. As for the…

Changing Tack

Change: sometimes it is embraced with joy; other times it is not welcomed, at all. Recently, senior mutt had a check-up. For nigh on fifteen years senior mutt has been a loyal companion, a trainer of three puppies, a watch-dog, and a valued member of our family. And now she is dying from an ever-growing…

Desperately Seeking Comfort

Life is good. Never mind my recent trip to the hospital to visit a friend. With the weather being glorious, I enjoyed being outdoors soaking up the warmth of the brilliantly sunny day. Never mind inside the hospital and those rows of patients, each hooked up to a dialysis machine. And after visiting my friend,…

Steadfast

Written and ready to read. That was the post I had initially intended to upload the third week of December. Brimming to overflowing, the post was reflective of the joy of the Festive Season. But then, life happened. So now, I'm not going to reminisce about the clap of thunder reaching my ears as I…