A Year Ago Today

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today I lost Roland to brain cancer. One year... 52 weeks, 365 days. Yet, sometimes it feels like only yesterday. A lot has happened in this year... mostly I have learned to hold my family and friends close. The first few months of loss were traumatic. The hardest moments were the first [...]

Two Years Old Today!

Two  Years Old Today!

It seems hardly possible that our big burly boy is two years old today. Truth be told, his birthday is more of a guesstimate but we are going to go with it. Odin came to live with us at 5 months of age. He was found as a stray, living on his own, in a [...]

September So Soon

September So Soon

How can it be that the leaves are already falling from the trees. Every year it is the same, with the summer passing in a flurry of warmth and activity. Although this year was comparable... in many ways it was completely different. For you see, this was my first summer without Roland. For myself, much [...]