Tag: death

Burying My Dog

So we just had our memorial service and burial for Monty at the pet cemetery. The permanent marker will be there in 6 weeks. It was hard but the ritual of a funeral helps with closure after death for me. I recited this poem I wrote for Monty at his graveside as my way of […]

Losing A Pet

Sunday afternoon, my dog of almost 15 years, Monty,  passed away on his own. We had planned to have our vet who makes house calls come on Monday to put him to sleep. He had been not well for a while but was happy and alert until about a few days ago when he took a precipitous drop […]