Here, yet also not there
Living with a companion animal yields both boundless joy and exquisite sadness. Both are vital.
I see the world through a drinking straw. Only the smallest shards of light and life make it through to my eye. But there’s a payoff if I keep looking.
esterday: Christmas day. The highlight, much more than the jollity of presents and family and music, was the companionship, throughout the day, of a…