Life according to Charlie

You’re not gone… just on another great adventure. ~Christine Sternfels Today, I picked up Charlie’s ashes and paw print.  First I cried, then smiled, then cried, then smiled.  Passersby were starting to look concerned (or scared).  I finally got myself together, wiping the tears and snot from my face then I started to think about…

I know all dogs go to heaven

Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really. ~Agnes Sligh Turnbull At 10:47am yesterday, our sweet boy Charlie drew his last breath.  He would have been twelve this Thursday. We got him for Danielle’s thirteenth birthday.  She wanted a chocolate Lab so we went to a breeder’s house.  When we got there, there were…

Not just another Friday

It was an ordinary morning.  Everyone got ready for the day like any other Friday.  Dad’s in the shower thinking of his presentation that afternoon, mom’s in the kitchen packing lunch and checking the family’s calendar for the weekend, the kids are half awake rubbing the sleep off their eyes.  Everyone was doing their thing….