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Monthly Archives: January 2012


Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 11:12 PM (-06:00)

It was the end of the week. We were the only ones left in the lab. Steve was sitting at his computer. I was packing up for the long drive home. Somehow the conversation turned to hockey. Don’t ask me how. But there we were late on a Friday afternoon in Houston, Texas talking about […]

The Days Izzy Dreams For

Sat, 21 Jan 2012, 08:17 PM (-06:00)

Up before the dawn, 4:00. They hop out of bed at my first request, not dallying as they so often do. They whisper encouraging words and rub my chin. I like it when they rub my chin.   Walk in the backyard to potty. So many other things to do, and they let me do […]

Hotel Breakfast

Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 08:58 PM (-06:00)

When we spoke last, I was recounting a trip to Kentucky. I need to finish the story, and to do that we need to pick up where we left off… We met in the hotel restaurant for breakfast at 8:00 the morning of ceremony day. Burt and Jenny were there first, of course. And Bette […]