A peril of social media ….

A peril of social media ….

No not the bullying, or cyberstalking, nor even the never ending parade of food making me hungry ALL. THE. TIME.It’s the griefthe people murdered, robbed, with lives destroyed  in myriad waysa friend of a friends little cousin is facing some terrible...
I wish I wasn’t an expert …

I wish I wasn’t an expert …

but loss has been part of my life (across species- including human) for many years now.In light of that, and in light of the recent grief with Wyn, in the hope it might help somebody I present to you the following pointers on grief:you are going to miss themYou may...
And they,

And they,

Since they were not the one dead, turned to their affairs.So so hard to do some days.I first read the Robert Frost poem in grade nine English and it struck me then. Deeply, profoundly. This was an essential truth. Without turning back to life, even in grief, nothing...
a fork in the road …

a fork in the road …

Ever stood at a cross roads and wondered which way to go?I really don’t wonder about much often – I careen along and what happens happens. Good, bad, dreadful and wonderful. It’s all kind of karmic in my brain. What is meant to be is .. and what...

You never lose by loving …

Barbara DeAngelis sagely said “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.”That really doesn’t make losing easier on the heart when you lose one you love though. Sara lost Missy – predictable, expected but never the less tragic....
R.I.P.

R.I.P.

sad times around here ….One of the dogs we had in a foster home died out of the blue yesterday … young BIG hairy fellow had been neutered and the poor foster mom was literally on the phone with a fencing company to discuss changing her fence to accommodate...