I have been avoiding this. Partly because I cannot bear to admit Astro is gone. Partly because my feelings have been cryogenically preserved in time and I do not want to light the torch to thaw them out. Mostly because it will mean finality. And I hate finality. As I was scrolling through my email… Continue reading A Tribute to A Great Companion
Slowly but surely, I'm starting to heal. I've never been in a situation like this before where I don't bounce back within a day or two. I am taking advantage of my mom for all she's worth. I cannot lean over to pick things up, it's hard to carry something as heavy (or light) as… Continue reading Recovery
Before Astro's passing, we had already begun to make plans to add to our canine family. Astro's death has been made a tad easier knowing we are about to get another Ridgeback. She can never replace our dear Astro, but I know she will fill our hearts in new ways. Meet Scooby Dooby Doo! Scooby… Continue reading Scooby Dooby Doo!!!
Astro 1999-2007 "You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us." - Robert Louis Stevenson
Tomorrow is a big day for me. I am finally having breast reduction surgery after dreaming of it for many years. I've been looking forward to it since I got the approval letter from the insurance company back in August. My friends have rallied around me, setting up meals for my family, offering to help… Continue reading Heartbreak and Loss