Category Archives: Grief

A Heavenly Birthday

Today is our Dorian’s 24th birthday in Heaven. She never breathed even her first here on this earth. Here is a modified version of a poem that I wrote during what would have been her 4th Christmas season.   Happy … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Babies, Birthdays, Grief, Loss | 6 Comments

Rest in Peace, Little Bit

I went outside this afternoon to check on Little Bit.  She was going to have babies and I wanted to keep up with when she had them and where.  What I found was not what I wanted to find. In … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Animals, Cats, Grief, Loss | 17 Comments

Rest in Peace, Sweet Callie

Today, we went out to walk the grand-dogger Petra and to water the tomatoes.  When I went to check on the plants in the backyard, I found our precious Callie had gone on over to the Bridge. 😦 There is … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Animals, Cats, Grief, Loss, Pets, Rainbow Bridge | 28 Comments

A New Bridge Resident

Rest in peace, Bagel Bites. We’ll sure miss you. 😦

Posted in Animals, Cats, Grief, Loss, Pets, Rainbow Bridge | 6 Comments

December at McClendon Villa: Day 15

A plot of earth to call my own, Dig my fingers into the dirt, Watch a beautiful flower grow, Is something I will never own. Tucked away, hidden from the hurt, A four by eight is all I’ll know. ©15 … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, December at McClendon Villa, Grief, Poetry | 10 Comments