Tag Archives: losing an animal

All That Is Golden

I just came back from paying a shiva call for Atticus Goldring, the 14 year-old Golden Retriever, Mattie and Roy, my former neighbors, lost over the weekend. Atti was riddled with arthritis, barely able to walk, so they took him … Continue reading

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Sorrow In The City

They’re giving away Carmela, and sadly, not to me. For those of you who don’t know, Carmela is a basset hound I’ve been walking and loving for well over a year.  To say she’s the light in my life is … Continue reading

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Carmela Watch

Her Beyonce look. December is passing quickly. I still don’t know what will happen to my best basset hound friend. As you know Carmela and her family are moving. I stopped asking where. Every time I did, there was a … Continue reading

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A Case Of The Blues

I don’t really know what’s the matter with me but I’ve been waking up every morning feeling like Billy Holiday. It’s a pity I can’t sing. I’m experiencing a low-grade siege of sadness I can’t seem to shake. A mourning … Continue reading

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