Monthly Archives: July 2006

the wild animal outside the door

Nine years ago, a terrible, silent beast pulled me into a dark abyss. The creature’s name was Depression.

depression

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tag-team pet wrangling

Two of our pets needed to go to the veterinarian for checkups this morning. I have no idea how single people (or families of less than four members, for that matter) manage to get animals to the vet, because in our household, it took all of us to get them on their way. The process reminded me of rodeo calf-roping, or tag-team wrestling, or both.

cat carrier

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