Tag Archives: Letters to Sammy

Letters to Sammy: Year Two

Dear Sammy, It’s officially been two years since I had to make that decision. It doesn’t feel like that long ago, yet it feels like a lifetime ago. It’s still tough. I still miss you. Your dad misses you too. … Continue reading

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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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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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Letters to Sammy: Ninety Days Same as Always

Dear Sammy, It’s been three months. The weather is turning cooler, the leaves are changing and I’m still missing you. Summer is all but a memory now, baseball season is now filled with talks of pennant races and magic numbers, … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: 60+

Dear Sammy, It’s been two months now. Two months since we lost you. I can talk about you and not start crying, which is progress. Your dad has gotten better, but he still misses you. I think he’d like nothing … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: Crisis of Conscience

Dear Sammy, Here we are, going into our second month without you. It’s gotten a little bit easier, though I still stop when I think I hear you jumping off the bathroom counter or opening up a cabinet drawer. There … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: 30 Days of Endless Night

Dear Sammy, It’s officially been thirty days since we lost you. An entire month. On one hand, it feels like an eternity. On the other, it feels like yesterday. In either case, it doesn’t feel all that great. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: the Fourth Be with You

Dear Sammy, It’s the Fourth. You never had a problem with today; the sound of fireworks didn’t bother you. You were never bothered by thunder, either. The only time storms worried you was when I had to bundle you into … Continue reading

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Letters to Sammy: Unbirthday Wishes

Dear Sammy, I “celebrated” my birthday recently. I didn’t do much, just stuck around home and rested. You see, my left knee was still pretty stiff so I didn’t want to injure it any further. On top of that, I … Continue reading

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