Someone told me having a pet is like selling your soul to the devil. They give this amazing happiness and unconditional love but then the devil comes knocking for them. Some of the hardest moments in my life have been saying goodbye to a furry family member. This time is no different. Saying goodbye has … More Some of the greatest people I know have fur.
Sometimes things happen to put life in a little bit of perspective. Sometimes life reminds you that this is life. Try not to kill yourself trying to live it. With the daily routines of chasing my tail, my kids, and money, I forget to stop and take a breath. To just stop and look at … More Love, life, and the pursuit of our happiness
You came to me last night. I’m not sure when or why last night but you reminded me of some very important things that I have forgotten. You showed up in a mundane dream about paperwork. You walked into my head so causally, like you’ve never left. You walked in and sat down. You sat … More Dear Ian
Still sitting here. Sure it’s not next to you anymore. None-the-less still here. You’re not. You went into the darkness and I hope you found the light. I hope you understand that just because you’re not physically here, you are still here. You are here in my children, and will be here in my children’s … More See you later.
I sit here. Helpless. Lost with tear stained cheeks. I’m listening to you struggle to breathe. To the machines pumping oxygen into your swollen body. Knowing that this is the end. The end of a long battle. A hard battle and you’re tired. Tired of hospitals, tired of getting dialysis, tired of fighting. I want … More James Donald Birks-my hero.