life

A White Box
A White Box

“Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.” ~ Guy de Maupassant I have a picture of you from 1971. You are dressed in a white sleeveless top and matching white stockings kneeling next to a tree. Nestled in your arms is a small, white …

Saying Goodbye to Our Dog
Saying Goodbye to Our Dog

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France Our kitchen table is back in the kitchen. The screen door on our back porch stays closed. I don’t scurry downstairs to turn off the alarm in the wee hours of the morning. Things are …