CN: Unhealthy work environments, a link to a former animal companion Once upon a time I used to spend Thanksgiving alone on a regular basis. I’d get a cornish hen and some blueberries and napa cabbage and then between checks on work I’d write, and write, and write. The first time it happened, it wasContinue reading “Day 258, with old holiday habits”
On Friday, the vet called. “We’re calling to say Amelia’s ashes are in,” the woman on the phone nearly whispered. “You can pick them up at any time.” Like it’s something I pre-ordered at a fancy boutique in Soho. You can pick your Badgley Mischka at any time. “Again, we’re very sorry. Amelia will beContinue reading “Amelia’s Ashes”
Welcome to the post in which I squee over beloved members of my life like I’m a fangirl. (Actually, that’s kind of awesome – being a fangirl over people in my own life.) ((side note to my selves: take this on as a mantra.)) I have some of the most amazing beings in my life,Continue reading “The Experience Of Beautiful Beings Changing Your Life”
Born 12/2/1997, died 10/31/2014 I have lost a part of my heart. In the middle of this past June, my beautiful girl was diagnosed with late-stage renal failure. We had also been doing some research on her mobility issues, and that same week figured out that she had been fighting degenerative myelopathy for the pastContinue reading “RIP Amelia Joy”
Having a serene time in her favorite park. We decided to bring her back to Brooklyn to enjoy the park she grew up in, since she’s no longer able to romp like she used to. Next up? We try her in Van Cortlandt Park!
That’s my Amelia, still bouncing at 16.5 years old.