Thursday, April 18, 2019


April 2013

Just a random photo of Abby from April
of her last year with me.

I always do this when looking back now.
Thinking how only she had two more months
of what I thought was good health.
How little I knew that her heart
was a literal ticking time bomb.


Grief is change.
It changes our lives, our routines, & our plans 
right along with it.
Grief changes us.
Change is hard under the best of circumstances,
but the change we don't ask for
can be intolerable.
The change,too much change
(complicated change)
that happening all at once.


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Annabelle's antics

Our forest!

I am mesmerized!

I shall have you!


Satisfied kitten!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Mancat Monday

Mr Jinx wearing a box tie, well sort of wearing it.
He was not happy I put it on him at ALL!

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sunday selfies

I'm joining
for this week's 
blog hop.
Hope to see you all there!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Caturday Art

Annabelle is joining the
blog hop
by going wildly horizontal
Hope to see you all there!

Thursday, April 11, 2019



My baby girl doing one 
of the things she loved most
Sitting on the back porch
in a sunpuddle.


The love is still there,
we're just in different places.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

We interrupt this quiet scene for chaos and mayhem

This is what our canopy used to look like.
This photo is from 2010.

Now there are 5 trees gone.

It was definitely noisy and nerve wracking,
let me tell you kitties.
We have swarms of strangers all over,
and there was a LOT of cutting and
things falling out of the sky.
We don't understand why Mom put some 
more blue sky in our backyard...

Well, those trees were too close to our home
Annabelle and it was way past time
to remove them.
2 of them were dead and one was cracked down
the middle. I hate to lose the shade but....
we did and we'll make do.
But she is right, it sure was crazy noisy.