Tag Archives: Max

Tears flowing

Today wasn’t a great day I’m not a morning person.  Wandering the field while puppy chews sticks and eats grass and taking stones out of his mouth, and leaves out of his mouth, and waiting for him to be motivated … Continue reading

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Counting Mondays

11 Mondays 11 weeks ago, we let you go.   Much has changed in those 11 weeks.   And every Monday, at 8:30, time stops, and I see your sweet face, and I feel your fur under my hands, and I whisper … Continue reading

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He’s home

We picked up Max’s ashes this morning.   I expected to fall completely apart – that happens on a regular basis these days.    Strangely,  I didn’t.   I cried in the car, as Bear held the bag with the two boxes … Continue reading

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Bittersweet and melancholy

Fourteen years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, leaving behind my entire family.   Most of them didn’t care, and some of them did.   I went back a few times, once a year, for the first few years.  Then life … Continue reading

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I’m a sucker

Or maybe just a softie.   I’m ruining my reputation.   Sigh Yesterday my husband told me that a cat had been sleeping on the septic cover.   He said, “she looks hungry, but we’re not keeping her.” Last night, … Continue reading

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Difficult days

Today was one of them. There’s been a lot of stress in my life the past couple of months, I have a very hard time watching someone I love in pain, mental and physical pain, when I can’t fix it. … Continue reading

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He is NOT a senior!

Max is 8 years old. Eight and a half, actually. Yesterday, he was a puppy. He came into my life, into my arms, and changed my world. He drives me crazy, and he makes me laugh, and he’s the only … Continue reading

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Cold, damp, ouch

The good thing about it raining all day is that I don’t have to water the garden. The bad thing is that the damp is making my bones ache – chondritis is not my friend. Chondritis isn’t anyone’s friend! Got … Continue reading

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Max’s lump

Last week I found a lump under Max’s front right armpit, more on the chest area. Immediate panic set in. I called the vet in the morning, made an appointment. I was taking him to the groomer that day, so … Continue reading

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This and that and then the other

The groomer is 99% positive it’s a lipoma, but I called the vet anyway.  Can’t hurt to be sure.   He’s very tired now, getting groomed takes a lot out of him.   And we’ve been busy since last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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