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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: 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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Seven Quick Takes Friday: Freeze Frame Edition

1) Current mood: 2) So I got the pictures. The roll of film was from 2004, as there were shots of Dan Gilvezan and Scott McNeil at Oatfuck 2004 in Chicago. But the biggest surprise? There are shots of Sammy. … 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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Copypasta

In more ways than one. So, I found out why the schedule is the way it is: whoever has been putting it together has been copying and pasting the same hours. Apparently, they’ve done this for the next month, which … 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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For Sammy

I miss you, Cat bucket. I always will.

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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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Outside the Box

Trust me, the future won’t be much better. I’m currently at a bit of a standstill; if I want another cat, I need to get rid of Sammy’s old litter box. But I’m having a hell of a time doing … 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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