goodbye, sweet boy

…With the extremely compassionate and caring team at Maine Coast Veterinary Hospital I said goodbye this morning to one of the sweetest dogs to ever grace the planet…

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farewell, blackstar

…The lines were around the block 6 people deep at the ticket booth for Madison Square Garden. David Bowie’s Scary Monsters Tour July 1983…

my date with liam neeson

Liam Neeson invited me to hang out with him last night in a NYC hotel room. So I did. We sat around talking about coping with grief Liam Neeson-style. We discovered we are kindred souls, Liam and I. Nobody understands this kind of loss unless they’ve been through it, he said. Liam told me he […]

leaving the cocoon behind

Next time I am lucky enough to have an encounter with a butterfly I will speak to her of flowers and sunshine and remind her of the happiness she brings to my day and I will try not to mention the caterpillar days when she was trapped without wings. She will eventually remember that she can fly.  

bearing witness

…Bearing witness is perhaps the greatest gift that I was able to give Scott. This blog made all of our readers witnesses, too, amplifying the ripples to many shores. Some of you have wanted to stay and be my witnesses now as I navigate the waters …