Friday …
Life and Pets

Friday …

Evidently, my Jewish husband and friends/readers, and like-minded individuals, did not object to my reference to “sitting shiva”. Thank you all for that and being there for us. Sometimes it seems like one needs permission to mourn, and then permission to mourn less. No matter who or what we’ve lost, healing is not a straight … Continue reading

Life and Pets

Sitting shiva …

It occurred to me that, because this is one week since we lost Cinder, and I awoke feeling quite a bit better today, we have been “sitting shiva” . I hope that saying this this doesn’t show any disrespect. Normally this practice would be associated with human bereavement and prayer. I’ve already said enough; these … Continue reading