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Happy 12th Birthday at the Rainbow Bridge

• January 16, 2018

Today would have been when we celebrated Murphy’s birthday. He was about 8 months old when we adopted him, so we don’t know his exact birthday, so this is the day that was guestimated as his day. A year ago we were celebrating with peanut butter apple cupcakes, this year it’s just another day. I […]

A Long 6 Months

• December 25, 2017

Well actually, it’s been 6 months and 12 days, but who’s counting?  A lot has happened in those months. Cassie’s bulging discs & arthritis are getting worse.  We’ve done all kinds of therapy – acupuncture, laser, laser acupuncture, electronic acupuncture, toe-up shoe, medications and we even tried the water treadmill (that was a bust!).  She’s […]

There is Life After Death

• September 12, 2017

As we all know, life does move on.  As hard as that is to admit, we keep on going.  There is no time to just curl up in a ball and hold on to the sadness that could so easily engulf us.  I’m not saying that I’m not sad, or that I don’t have bad […]

There aren’t enough words to say Thank You

• June 28, 2017

So I’ve never really been very good at sending cards or letters.  I’m so bad that most years my Christmas cards get mailed out on December 23rd, and a couple of times I just haven’t sent them out at all.  And I’ve never been good at putting things into words, especially in writing.  I had […]

There’s just never enough time …. we had to say good-bye

• June 15, 2017

I knew that someday I would have to write this blog, but I kept hoping “not yet.” In May when we left for our 2 week vacation in Ireland, I thought, “not yet.”  Murphy was doing well and my son came to stay at our house with the dogs.  I was so afraid that something […]