/Tag: life

Breaking Is Freeing

This poem resonates with me in many ways. I've never felt so broken, but so real. ~Spoken by Alike (Adepero Oduye) in Pariah Written by Dee Rees Heartbreak opens onto the sunrise For even breaking is opening And I am broken I’m open Broken to the new light without pushing in Open to the possibilities within, pushing out See the love shine in [...]

2017-08-18T19:08:57+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Breaking Is Freeing

Goodbye Ozzy #RehtaehParsons

Early this morning we said goodbye to our little guy, Ozzy. He was 13 years old. I first met Ozzy at the SPCA after I received a frantic call from Rehtaeh. She was 10 years old at the time and did volunteer work there. Someone abandoned a six month old pug and that was it. Rehtaeh was holding me to my word that some day I'd get a small dog. Ra [...]

2017-07-09T12:56:01+00:00July 9th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Life is Tough; Get a Dog

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  Meet Alice This little girl is Alice. She's a three month old pug we've had now for two weeks. It's been a long time since I felt the smile muscles on my face hurt, but she gave me little choice. Ozzy (our other pug) [...]

2017-01-24T22:37:45+00:00January 24th, 2017|Categories: Dispatches|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Life is Tough; Get a Dog

Dog saves abandoned baby’s life

I just read an incredible story about a new born girl being saved by dog after she was discarded near a waste bin. The story was reported by Sada Press although there are few details available. The Saudi daily reported that it wasn't clear whether the incident took place in Saudi Arabia or another country in the Middle East, but it added that the d [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00October 31st, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Dog saves abandoned baby’s life

For the Both of Us

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="Sascha - from Wintersun"]As long as I can, I will look at this world for both of us, As long as I can. I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, For the both of us. As long as I can I will remember how many things On this earth were your joy, An [...]

2015-09-30T09:34:54+00:00September 19th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on For the Both of Us

Pale Blue Dot

[su_quote cite="Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space, 1997 "]From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it's different. Consider again that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human b [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:03+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Hi Dad

A father writes the words his son would say - if he were only here. :( [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699" link_color="#006699"] Hi Dad, I have been thinking a long time of what i would write to you for father’s day; what I want to tell you, as well as what you need to hear. And for father’s day, a day that you have never embraced since th [...]

2015-06-19T09:00:28+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hi Dad

Death Is Nothing At All

Death Is Nothing At All - by Henry Scott Holland Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away to the next room. I am I and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, That, we still are. Call me by my old familiar name. Speak to me in the easy way which you always used. Put no difference into your tone. Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorr [...]

2015-06-15T07:37:11+00:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Zen|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Death Is Nothing At All