Gone, but never forgotten

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss It had been nearly nine years since I experienced this. Not only had I forgotten the intensity of … Read more

Darby; a dog’s life in pictures


I’ve been grappling with something for ten months. It was August of last year when Darby was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, and only a couple short weeks later when we put … Read more

Brody the rescue dog

After Darby left us in the fall of 2013, it was really hard thinking of adopting another dog for some time. We felt robbed of time we expected to have … Read more

Devastating news far too soon

As friends and acquaintances have asked, I’ve had to tell this story too many times now, and we’re not yet at the final chapter. I’m writing this partly as reference … Read more