This is the Chatham Lighthouse found in Chatham, MA which I on Cape Cod. I spent a lovely long weekend with a dear friend and his two young children. I was able to unwind and relax while being a part of his family. I am thankful for the time and the company.
The cusp of power. The Aries-Taurus cusp is an admixture of the first sign of the zodiac, Aries, and the second sign of the zodiac, Taurus. Aries-Taurus not only display fiery fowardness and willingness expected of an Aries, they also display the practicality, endurance and nurturing of a…
“No more excitement for me. No more parties. No more boyfriends. No more husbands. I just want some peace. I want to sit on the beach with a martini. No, not a martini— a glass of wine. Because wine is what they drink in Spain, and I want to be in Spain. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit during the summer. Well, not the whole summer. I want a house on the beach in Spain where my kids can visit for two weeks every summer.”
I saw a quote on Facebook that said when people try to drag you into their mess remember this quote: Not my circus; Not my monkeys. I just drew this little sketch to remind me when everyone comes to me to bail them out.
This morning I had to let my 14.5 year old “fur-baby” and very best friend go. She had been suffering with an aggressive lymphoma. The vet gave her prednisone last night which made her more comfortable. I brushed her, took her for a drive for some McDonald’s fries and a last trip to the Riverfront. This morning she struggled to breathe while I sat next to her and I knew it was time. I drove her around our usual walk and then took her to the vet. I sang softly to her rubbing her fur until it was done. The house seems so empty.
My patient partner: Sparky is my 14.5 year old border collie mix. She has been my faithful patient partner for the entire time. Yesterday I found out she has lymphoma. I don’t know how much time she has but she has been the best. We will enjoy what time she has left.