Cowboy RIP

Last moments with da boy.
Taking a beach walk.
A love that time stood still for.
Loved his sticks.
It was a day of feasting!
Sunshine and scratches

I’ve not been blessed with unconditional love in this world from many, but I know what it should feel like. Cowboy gave me 12 years of pure, unadulterated, unconditional love. My heart broke the moment the vet told me there was nothing they could do. He had 2 or 3 days left and I should take him home and give him the best weekend of his life. It was crushing. But I did just that and when the time came I held him tight and said over and over again “I’ve got you boy, I’ve got you.”

I haven’t been the same since. I hope he’s waiting for me.

Gone for a Long While

It’s been a long time since I’ve touched this space.  One event after another keeping me occupied elsewhere, a lack in confidence, my mother dying, friends dying, COVID… all things that typically push me to write but I refused and kept everything inside.

I continue to move toward a more minimalist lifestyle so I’m renovating an old RV.  Nope, never done that before but there’s a first time for everything.  I’ll probably create a new blog for updates on that.

A proud moment is being a part of a new book coming out soon.  More to come on that!

I’ve missed this place and all of you out here.


Feeling this today, thought it was worth a repeat…

Rio McKee

He called her dirt

more often than not.

Intent on crushing

an already broken spirit.

Twisting his savagery

she breathed new meaning.

Dirt she was,

full of living things.

Without which

nothing could grow.

Able to give birth

to new life in time.

That from which God

molded and shaped her.

That to which

she would one day return.


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