Loss is a Four-Legged Word

Two nights ago I lost my puppy. She was not yet ten months old when we had to put her down. It was part aggression that spiked post-surgery to the point no one felt safe around her, and part degenerative health that was only worsening at a severe pace. At only nine months old, she…

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Bionic Puppy

This afternoon I brought my nine-month old puppy home from the hospital. She had the first of two operations to help fix hip dysplasia that showed up on x-rays when she was spayed. I suppose as I document my own recovery, I can do the same for her as she goes through her own healing…

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A Bookish Beginning

So in all of this extra time, I may have developed a slight obsession…with books. For whatever reason, I’ve been drawn to starting/revamping my collection of literary works to read and enrich mahself with new ideas, perspectives, and outlooks on life (are those all the same thing?). The top of my pile includes: Down the…

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Culinary-spiration

I’m sure this will sound canned and cheesy from the get-go, but have you ever met someone that just made you smile and made you reconsider what you’re doing with your life? Well, tonight I went to a book signing for Juli Bauer and Vanessa Barajas, and while I’ve never met nor personally know either…

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Chaaaanges

I might have a purple toolkit, but that by no means makes me handy in any sense of the word. In fact, if I can avoid hanging a picture frame for fear of smashing my own finger with a hammer I will…or rather, I’ll attempt to hang it, smash my finger, try and cover up…

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