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like their father or their dog just died

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In his book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, Francis Weller writes “there is no love that does not contain loss and no loss that is not a reminder of the love we carry”. I can already tell, just a couple … Continue reading

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#boblives

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It's been a month since our little Bob was diagnosed with an untreatable cancerous tumor. We thought we'd lose him in those first few days, but he's soldiering on. Check out his daily #boblives photos on Instagram and feel free … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mouse!

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I am so proud of the thoughtful artist you've become and the lovely relationship you have built with Cillian. He's lucky to have you for a dad and I am lucky to be your mom. 🙂 Happy Birthday, Mouse.  

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The Dog Bob’s No Good Very Bad Day

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The news from Bob's vet is bad. It reminds me of that scene in St. Elmo's fire where Mare Winningham takes Rob Lowe to her parent's house for dinner and her mother whispers the words she finds too terrible to … Continue reading

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Heritage Oak Winery Stress Therapy

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Especially in light of the anxiety I mentioned yesterday, I'm the kind of person who finds it hard to relax. So when I do, outside of my normal routine (on the couch with Bob, Ollie and a glass of something … Continue reading

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