Category Cats

Lily’s Brief but Glorious Sojourn as Queen of the Mountain

Lily may be a little dog, but she’s had a taste of glory: When I unloaded five hay bales next to the garden (destined to be mulch), she saw her opportunity and took it. After a considerable time observing her kingdom from the top of the mountain, she discovered new perspectives from inside it. Alas, […]

Choosing my story

As my grief for my dog Chaussette has calmed, I’ve had time to reflect on her role in my life. I’ve concluded that whether it’s attributable to God, Buddha, Allah, the Force, or just a desperate human attempt to find meaning in the random, there really WAS a reason for her brief sojourn with me. […]