Category Archives: In Memoriam

Eulogy for my Father

I just found this draft in my garage, stashed away in a box of random papers.  It’s 15 years old now, I’m finally getting around to typing it. I began writing this eulogy shortly after I saw my father for the … Continue reading

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Four Four and Nineteen Years Ago

April 4, 2011 On this day, back in 1992, on a Saturday, I got married.  Today would have been my 19th anniversary.  May 5th of this year will mark the 6th year since my divorce became final.  These past few … Continue reading

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One Collar to Rule Them All

May 31 – October 6, 2010 A lot of folks have pointed out that my pet cats seem to reflect different parts of my personality.  I used to think that was a little strange, but now I think I’ve come … Continue reading

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Elegy for a Musketeer

May 17, 2010 I had to put my cat Purrthos to sleep this morning.  Purrthos was a tortie flame-point Birman that I adopted back in early 1996 from the El Cajon animal shelter when he was about 6 months old.  I think I guesstimated his birthday … Continue reading

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