Mabel and Maddie Were Fine Ducks

So we lost Maddie and Mabel a couple of weeks ago. Mabel died first in her sleep – since her day was ordinary and she did all her favorite things, I’m assuming it was just old age. Maddie followed a week later, from what I am sure was a broken heart. They were tightly bonded…

Morning Walks: Mountain River

Scout and I continue our morning adventures. The weather has been beautifully cool and crisp in the mornings. But the water was still comfortable enough to dip my toes in for a bit. Scout is doing great. I was hoping these walks, far from our usual routine, would take my mind off Bixby. Walking through…

A Heart Does Mend

This little guy is doing his best to mend my heart after the sudden loss of Gabe. This morning I walked into the cat room (i.e. the guest room, LOL) and found this in his bowl. He added toys to his meal. This made me laugh and reminded me of my sweet Tuxedo Jake, who…

Morning Walks: New Destinations

Scout and I have gotten into a rut since we lost Bixby, so I decided with the cooler (ha!) weather, we’d expand our explorations. As long as the weather holds out, we are going to explore a different open space each week. I was thinking we would find a different one each day, but this…

Sully Setting In

Sully has been here a month and has settled right in. He’s still finding his way with all the animals, but he knows he’s home. Zander misses Gabe terribly, they were best buds, but he’s been kind to the new guy. I suspect they will be friends because Sully is both respectful and playful, two…