Category: Sad

Beautiful Saxon

I love my dogs as much as I love the most important people in my world. I would have trouble choosing between one of my dogs and the people closest to me. That isn’t a slight to those… Read More

Full Couches to Empty Houses

Olivia is the world traveller I aspire to be. I met her last year in Jordan, while we were both happily toiling on the top of Tell ‘Umayri. We were friends while working on the dig, had good… Read More

Born-Again Vegetarian

Warning to my Mom and others sensitive to animal things: Don’t read this post. You have been warned. Over a year ago, I was sitting at home when I got a phone call from my friend Erin. The… Read More

Goodbye, Pretty Bird.

When I was five, my parents brought home a new pet. It was a fluffy little lovebird with sharp chirps and an even sharper beak. She was the kind of bird you didn’t mess with, but kept gravitating… Read More

I never thought I would say this…

… After all the problems I’ve had here with hospitalization, gluten poisoning and thinking that I would have to leave early, and the like, I have to say that I’m not looking forward to this trip ending.

Passed away in the night…

Regatta “Monkey” Logee June 10th 2000 – September 13 2005 May her afterlife be filled with dentabones, stuffed animals shaped like cats and bears, and long pools of sunlight on the carpeting.