It was a snowy, sunny day, The day Athena died The power went out The moment I walked back in the apartment-Alone. When Ruger’s eyes met mine- Mine filled with … Continue reading Primal Scream
Dog Gone Heartbreak
The most important job she did for almost 12 years was to save my life. I couldn’t give up with her beside me.
A Decade with A Dog
I’ve written a little about my background with other dogs before mine, and then how Athena Brooke came to be at my side, so you may want to catch up … Continue reading A Decade with A Dog
The day after my 51st birthday at 6:19 pm, I was sitting at my dining room table contemplating what I should make for dinner. I nearly jumped out of my … Continue reading Awareness
A Home of My Own
A couple of days ago I signed the first rental lease I have signed in over 15 years. I was handed the keys to a small one bedroom apartment in … Continue reading A Home of My Own
A Woman’s Best Friends
Over seven years ago, I met a Staffordshire Terrier who changed my opinion about dogs. I had been afraid of large dogs (for no reason I can remember….but that isn’t … Continue reading A Woman’s Best Friends
Get Thine A$$ Outta BED!
I have written many Facebook posts that started with the quote, “To Stand UP to LIVE you must first get thine ASS outta BED!” or something similar. Today felt exactly … Continue reading Get Thine A$$ Outta BED!
Road Trip or Lifestyle?
I had a wonderful opportunity, last week, to take some time off and recuperate from the marriage and divorce and other irritating distractions of my life. I was blessed by … Continue reading Road Trip or Lifestyle?
Being A Transient in Trump’s America
I am a transient. For all that means, as much as it pains me to admit, I AM a transient. I became homeless, officially, only weeks before the election. While … Continue reading Being A Transient in Trump’s America
Revisiting the Road
When I left everything I knew on that binary moment, October 10, 2010, I had no idea what or who I would meet across the country.