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About danielle

I am a rescue mom and school teacher. Gerry came to me from Texas, after he "failed" as a hunting dog. He had NOT had an easy life. I was three years divorced, and we saved each other. Last week I learned he has osteosarcoma. Our world feels upside down...while everyone else is right side up.

I haven’t made…

…mashed sweet potatoes since September. I just couldn’t smell them, didn’t even want to look at them in the produce department. Tonight, however, I picked one up to mash with a left over meal from last night. I hadn’t noticed, … Continue reading

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What I have left…physically.

Sigh. After finding the red leash, I began to wonder what other mementos I have left over.  I’ve already written how I couldn’t take his collar off him, as it didn’t look like him without it. I have a bandana, … Continue reading

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You tell me…

Gerry had to leave me in September.  I lost track of keeping all things Gerry sacred, and his leash belonged outside and so it weathered this winter on top of an old hose holder.  The snow covered it for most … Continue reading

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Hands are to pet with and…

(Maurice Sendak)

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It’s really all that is left to be said…

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