Browsing All posts tagged under »death«

Facing Permanent Farewells

9, August 2013


This week has been a little stressful, and not because of SlytherBun’s growth spurt or work. On Sunday I finally accepted that Julius was tired of living with his painful arthritis and clogged tear ducts. Making the decision to help him hop to the Rainbow Bridge’s Great Meadow was a necessary one for his peace. […]

Love’s Snags Cut Deeply

24, February 2011


There is a poem that I was required to know for my second year of French class. To this day I still can speak its haunting first sentences in both English and French: “It rains in my heart like it rains in the city. What is this pain that has penetrated my heart?” During STITCHES […]

“Just Throw”

30, March 2010


To those folks who have not figured it out yet, I have many interests that run the gamut in sports, hobbies, technology, food, and drink. In the last six months I have been more determined to have no regrets because I want to try all that I can even if doing so causes pain. A […]

My Little Love

26, March 2010


Sometimes, there is important news to share. To me, this item is that on Tuesday, March 23rd at 13:05-ET, my beloved Augustus “Gloop” Caesar died in my arms after succumbing to a destructive sickness he had. His half-sister Hayley had similarly left me in February of 2006. My screams of panic were amidst with tears […]

Being Loose and Calm in a Storm

24, August 2008


Yikes! When I cast on the Ultimate Gift, it is a good thing I decided to do a quick swatch. I thought using the US4 (3.50 mm) Addis would put me at gauge, but noooooo. My knitting is so loose, I had to come down to US2 (3.00 mm) Addis!! At least I started doing […]