Today would have been Ruby’s 13th birthday, and as is often the case with these special days, I miss my precious girl even more today than I usually do. I don’t think I’ll ever come to terms with the fact that she died so young. She had so much life left to live, so many more years of irritating her big sister, and so many more tuna cakes to enjoy.Continue Reading
Don’t you wish you were right there on that beautiful beach having a picnic with Allegra?Continue Reading
Allegra and I wish you a happy 4th filled with everything summer is supposed to be about. Allegra would like you to join her on a picnic!
Just remember that whatever you choose to do today, this may not be your cat’s favorite holiday. Continue Reading
Whether your kids are human or furry,
enjoy your special day!
Father’s Day can be bittersweet for those of us whose fathers are no longer with us. My dad passed away 19 years ago, but I still get a little sad each year when Father’s Day comes around.Continue Reading
Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! Mom already told you that we had to get our roof redone and why that had to happen, you can read all about that here. I really wasn’t looking forward to another day of noise and commotion, but Mom said we didn’t have a choice and would just have to get through it. But let me tell you, neither one of us expected what actually happened.Continue Reading
Today’s quote is a bit of a departure from our usual “wisdom” quotes, but it pretty accurately reflects my current state of mind: when all else fails, eat pie (or cake, or Ben and Jerry’s.)Continue Reading
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ― Thomas Campbell
Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a day when we honor the memory of the men and women who have died in military service. We also celebrate the arrival of summer, but because of the reason for the holiday, it never feels right to me to say “Happy Memorial Day,” so instead, I’m wishing you a day filled with love and beautiful memories.Continue Reading
Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! I’m surprising Mom with flowers and her favorite cake for her birthday today!Continue Reading
My mom passed away 29 years ago. Even after all that time, Mother’s Day still is a bit bittersweet. I still feel some sadness when Mother’s Day cards start showing up in stores, friends make plans to spend time with their moms, and restaurants offer Mother’s Day specials.Continue Reading