Category Archives: Grief

Letters to Sammy: End of the Road

Dear Sammy, When you were sick, Prime and I loaded you into our car, Scamper, to take you to the vet. You managed to see that car a few times; it was Scamper who gave you your last ride home. … Continue reading

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Drawn That Way

I hated it years ago. I even have posts about it on my previous blog. I heard about¬†this bit of sad news a little while ago from a¬†different source. It’s taken me a few days to truly process this; the … Continue reading

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Five Stages

Normally, I’d make a smart comment about the meme above, but I can’t. Not today. Yesterday, I walked into work and saw some fliers hanging near the time clock. I thought it was an announcement for a picnic or baseball … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: Hiss and Purrs

Dear Sammy, It’s been a while. Life has been a bit of a blur; it’s August now. It’s almost time to go back to school. Already some of the trees are sporting a few, small patches of yellow. Costco has … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: One Year Later

Dear Sammy, Well, here we are: one year later. On one hand, it feels like an eternity. On another, it feels like yesterday. In either case, it sucks. The weather has been fairly crap; we’ve gotten a lot of rain … Continue reading

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Just Another Day in America

I was going to post something rather light today, something easy to read, as the news lately hasn’t been kind and we’re all fatigued. But I can’t. Not today. Not after this. Another school shooting. More children dead. More children … Continue reading

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Vector

By now, you’ve heard about the passing of Peter Mayhew. There isn’t a lot that I can say: Star Wars was huge when I was a child and Chewie was popular. No, not as popular as Vader but he was … Continue reading

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