Requiem For A Dog

Dear Friends, Today is the anniversary of our beloved Stella’s passing.  I wrote this shortly after she died.  I have shared it with people who have lost pets and other loved ones.  People seem to find it comforting.  Please feel free to pass it along.  Today, my grief has mostly morphed to gratitude – but […]

Love’s Footprints

My colleagues who know about Pet Grief said “Get a paw print from Stella before she dies.” Determined to honor her passing exactly right, I vowed “I will get that footprint.” So in the midst of inconclusive vet visits and internet searches for horrifying dog illnesses, I staggered over to Michaels to survey their Pet […]