I’m Not Okay

I started crying while I was feeding the dogs this morning. Not because a bag of their special rice-free blend costs eighty dollars, but because I’m grieving and the overwhelming sadness came at me, unexpected and uninvited, as I scooped Annameat Encore into bowls. Rewind to March 26..it’s Thursday afternoon and I’m waiting anxiously for…

This Day Is Beautiful, Too

New beginnings. When your best friend lives down the hall from you, it’s hard to imagine life without her. Today, that’s my reality. AshCap drove off from Richmond in a tightly packed Camry yesterday, and I won’t get to see her until March, when magically I will have the money to go visit her in…