Monthly Archives: July 2011

Less Love = Splinter Removal

Yesterday was a rough one for my six year old. I had the unpleasant task of trying to explain what happened to my Mom’s 16 year old golden retriever since she went to the vet and did not come home. … Continue reading

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Goodbye to a Good Dog

It was a traumatic day here in NY for all of us at my Mom’s house. Very late this afternoon my Mom drove her oldest golden retriever, Summer, to the vet for the last time. She was very, very old. … Continue reading

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Attic Boxes II

Among the stuff in the first box I am going through that was in my Mom’s attic, there were cards, notes, postcards and other tidbits from various men who floated into and out of my life many moons ago. It … Continue reading

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Attic Boxes

Today my mom’s internal list of things to do included taking up one of the indoor/outdoor rugs she has in the living room, carrying it into the yard, scrubbing it down and laying it out to dry in the sun. … Continue reading

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Stormin’ with the Shih Tzu

I ran from the compound today to go to pau hana at A Mano with my unemployed friend Chrissie. The irony there is thick as I’ve worked approximately two hours in the past month and a half.  A Mano has … Continue reading

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Call Me Employed

I think I was hired today. It was the oddest thing. I applied to work at the marina in the town closest to my mom’s. I went down to the town hall and filled out a four page application last … Continue reading

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In the Name of Love

I just ran out to 7-11 because I have not had a diet coke in like two days. If you are a diet coke addict you will understand. I had the same urge to run out at like nine last … Continue reading

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