Another Sad Loss – Therapy Post

In my wanderings, I sometimes encounter things that I don’t necessarily want to see. The night of December 3rd was just one of these occasions; I was driving home when I passed a freshly killed cat on the roads right outside of my apartment. Pause. Breathe. I wrote out this post the night of the…

Life and Death in the Nook of a Tree

While out walking a dog several days ago, I happened to glance down in passing at the base of a tree. Crouched in the nook of that tree, barely visible, was a small squirrel. My canine charge, not really concerned about this tiny creature, ambled on until the leash ran out of slack and began…

The Mousetrap

It was late in the night when I heard the distinctive ‘snap’ from the kitchen. I had been debating, until I heard that sound, whether I should just get up and throw the infernal device into the garbage. It would have been so easy to get rid of. But now the thing was done. Baiting…