The closer I get to the one year mark of Dad's death, the closer to the surface my emotions sit. I woke up in tears this morning. Dreams don't normally get me out of whack because they're just dreams and not reality. But last night I was at the house in California where I grew up … Continue reading Unexpected Emotions
Happy birthday. She'd have been 12. I miss her.
This morning I took Jake to the vet for his annual shots and haircut. I took the day off work so that I could get things done around the house in preparation for all the company that will be coming next week. Originally, I had planned on boarding Jake over the weekend, but other plans … Continue reading Unexpected
I dreamed about Ellie last night. Out of the blue. I haven't dreamed about her since the week after I had to have her put down so it caught me a little off guard. I woke up in tears. My beauty!
As you may recall, I had to put Ellie down right before Thanksgiving, November 25. We've had two months now to adjust to life without her. I went back and forth over the last couple months from being more worried about how Jake was handling to being more worried about how Smokey was handling. Back … Continue reading A Walk In The Park
The first time I went out to my vet's house (he's an old country vet and runs his clinic from his farm) I followed the directions from his wife to a tee. Head down 50, hang a left, eventually the paved road turns to gravel and you just go two miles once you hit the … Continue reading The Longest Road
(note: I shared this with some of my peeps today and I don't have the ability at the moment to rewrite it all, so this is a copy/paste from a different venue.) OK. Warning. I'm going to be a HUGE debbie downer right now. I think I'm going to have to be making a really … Continue reading My Girl