Everyday Life

Death and how we deal with it

Today, marked a very huge turning point in my life. I had to put to sleep my companion of 11 years. She was a faithful, loving, never judging friend who was always waiting for me to come home. She took to her role as my protector with a zeal we could all learn from. But her pain eventually got the best of her, her actions began to degrade until they became a safety issue not only for her but for those around her.

I will never forget Jasmine, “Jazzy” as I came to call her. Her quiet reassuring presence in times of trouble provided me with a grip on reality when I needed it most. We got her 11 years…continue reading ⇒