Tag Archives: losing an animal

Mrs. Cookie Jar

A woman I often see in the park I’ll call Mrs. Ross, had to put Hannah, her beloved Bullmastiff, to sleep. Hannah, who could have run for office, is who introduced us, way back when. She’s in obvious mourning nowadays … Continue reading

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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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