Monthly Archives: February 2018

Comfort Food

I followed a recipe for meatloaf last night. It was good, but it just didn’t seem right somehow. It caused me to think about meatloaf in general. It’s comfort food. And personal. My guess is that most cooks have their … Continue reading

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Pasta, Beans, and Broccoli Rabe

  I have 154 cookbooks. I actually visited various bookcases in our house the other day and counted them. The interesting thing is that I’ve read them all, but have rarely followed any of the recipes. I’ve decided to challenge … Continue reading

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Early Morning Sunlight

  a splash of sunlight life affirming beckoning start of a new day

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Sam Without Daisy

Animals in a household mourn a loss as keenly as other family members. But we are all learning to adapt and adjust to life without Daisy. For those of us with intellect and speech, we can temper sadness with an … Continue reading

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Our Sweet Girl

We said goodbye to sweet Daisy yesterday. Frank’s wish that she would someday learn to talk was granted in a way. She let us know that it was time to let her go. Biopsy indicated probable cancer. Prognosis, even with … Continue reading

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Equal Time

“My turn,” he seems to say with a batting paw and a muffled meow. Benign neglect during this past month of Daisy concern and care certainly understandable, but becoming less acceptable. “She’s eating and on meds these days,”  he seems to … Continue reading

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Another Daisy Update

Things are looking brighter these days. Daisy had been eating her prescription food (as long as we put a little chicken on it!) She has more interest in her surroundings and isn’t sleeping as much during the day. Blood tests … Continue reading

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Daisy’s Chair

This is a story about a chair. It’s also a story about not giving up hope. A bedroom chair at the top of a flight of stairs. Daisy’s chair. Empty for three weeks. Protective cover removed at the thought that … Continue reading

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Daisy Update

Happier than most times to turn the calendar to a new month. January has not been kind. February dawns as we keep a vigil, waiting for results from biopsies taken during the endoscopy and blood work testing for Addison’s Disease. On … Continue reading

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