What I really want to say is that I can’t help but feel different. The dissertation was huge. I’ve turned that very important corner in my professional academic career. And losing Kai was rough, no doubt about it. But we’ve been making new routines, new habits, since he left, trying to get used to coming home and not being greeting by him. And when we move, I’ll be moving to a place that will have no memories of Kai attached. Which is pretty big deal when you think of all the places I’ve lived in the past nine years and how each of them was effected by that dog in some way. So things are going to be different. They already are.
For Kai, November 1999 – March 2008. We love you, buddy.
But this isn’t a real worry, I know. I’m only worrying about it right now because I’ve got so many other anxieties caused by things I have no control over that it somehow makes sense in my brain to worry about something I do have control over.
Which of course has little to do with anything. This entry, in honor of, among other things, a six-yer anniversary, is all about unconnected things that on the face of it have little to do with anything. So let’s get on with it.
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Is it wrong that this consistently cracks me up? A little early Halloween gift for everyone!
So I’m feeling terribly introspective right now. It’s about 4:30 on a Tuesday afternoon, the day after Memorial Day. There’s all sorts of things happening in the world Iraq being the least of it. And I could ramble on about those things. But I don’t feel like it. I feel like talking about all […]