“Dave wants the house back,” our landlord’s mother told me. In those five words, my life changed. Only an hour before, I lived in blissful ignorance, planning the coming months as I sought to rebuild my fortunes after a hard six months of helping family members (specifically Daughter #2 and her partner). Joy and sadness have been previously documented in Why Do Terrible Things Always Come in Threes? They would be moving in three weeks, and then, I would step on the gas and start to pull ahead. My illusions shattered.
Our new beautiful boy, Rory. He came to us two and a half weeks ago from a local shelter. We didn't want to announce him before we were positive he was absolutely healthy... and is he healthy! The little boy is the light of our lives, highly social -- he needed to be that with... Continue Reading →