The Birthday

Dear Jack, A year ago today we celebrated your 8th birthday, but you were not feeling well. A year ago tomorrow, you crossed the Rainbow Bridge and our hearts were broken. We still miss you … the click-click-click of your feet on the floor. Your giant bark that let us know we were not keeping […]

Last Night I Dreamed of Jack

Last night I dreamed of Jack. He was lost, but I knew he had Crossed the road And gone into the woods. I walked into the forest And climbed to the top of a pine tree. There was a nest there, Rocking like a cradle In the gentle breeze. The trees showed me the nest […]

Broken Wide Open

As soon as we laid eyes on you Our hearts rushed in, unprotected, Held captive by you With your bright, smiling eyes. Even with your hair grown long Like a Highland cow Those brown, trusting eyes, “They’re under there somewhere,” Reflected love. Unconditional love, We fed you, watched you grow, Cheered your every milestone, Forgave […]

Over the Rainbow Bridge

Hi friends. I’m sorry to give you some bad news. Jack was feeling sick over the last week with what we thought was tooth pain. Unfortunately it was an aggressive cancer that had invaded his lymph nodes, chest cavity, and abdominal area. It had attached to the spleen and spine. He was declining rapidly over […]