RIP Max the Golden Retriever

Tonight we lost Max, our English Cream Golden Retriever of nine and a half years. We adopted Max in 2010. Back then he was an energetic three year old with a penchant for counter cruising and eating things he wasn’t supposed to. He had more than a little separation anxiety from having been abandoned byContinue reading “RIP Max the Golden Retriever”

Death, Remembrance, and Notre Dame

January 23rd is always a day of celebration in my family. It is not only the day that my wife entered this world but also the day my father did – many years earlier. On some January 23rds, however, the feelings of joy are tempered by feelings of loss – the conspicuous absence of aContinue reading “Death, Remembrance, and Notre Dame”