I know it has been a couple of weeks since
I wrote last, so I wanted to drop you a line
and let you know that I am still kicking.
There are still many sad moments like today
when I passed the dog treats
aisle at the Safeway and I felt those familiar
pangs of "I should buy Maui one of her favorite
...then I "remembered" that there was no dog
at home waiting for me to return from the store.
The good news is that with each passing day, those
sad moments are fewer, the sting less harsh, and
the recovery time much faster. (Thank goodness
So life is--and I have been getting by those
sad times by thrusting myself into my work. I
have been working with Dr. Dressler, Maui's vet
on a very cool project that I think will help
a lot of dog lovers. Details will be coming soon.
I am also planning a romantic getaway with Molly
to celebrate our first wedding anniversary in
Thank you again for your kind emails, letters
and messages. I appreciate them all.
This transition has inspired me in some beautiful
ways which I am now just finding the words to
descibe. Stay tuned for those...
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