I have been fantasizing about taking an “epic” road trip through the Southwest for many years. Now I finally have it planned! I’m leaving October 7 and will drive through […]
15 seconds of adorableness.
A lot of these stories are really about me figuring out they are stories–narratives, if not wholly fictions—that I have used to make sense of my life. And a lot […]
Whoever said buying things can’t make you happy? This product makes me happy. Aside from the barking, Benny had (and still has) another very bad habit. Benny pees anywhere he damn […]
Living with chronic illness is very difficult psychologically on a person and her family. I’ll write about the many years of Mom’s illness later… it should be written. For now, just understand […]
I’ll admit right now, my mom and I had a very complicated, psychologically enmeshed and possibly unhealthy relationship. Sometimes this played out in relation to her animals, or more precisely, […]
Maybe about 6 weeks after Benny moved in with me, I took him with me to San Antonio to stay with my significant other (“E”) for the weekend. I had […]
This is thirteen seconds. He did this for more than one hour… straight.
I’m having a little trouble choosing the right verb tenses to describe my life with Benny. Sometimes in these pages I will tell you about a specific event from the […]
Benny was my dog brother, and now our mom was gone. So, of course, there was no question that he would come and live with me. No question. I’d heard […]