It’s a dog’s life – Part 05

It’s Monday, May 22nd, a date that I am not soon to forget. Maxwell’s gone now.  As of 1:00pm this afternoon, our first and only dog has gone from an ‘is’ to a ‘was’. Ugh how hard are those words to type. As folks might have guessed reading through these posts, at thirteen years old, […]

It’s a dog’s life – Part 04

It’s 2017 now. Maxwell has been a part of our family for nearly thirteen years and it seems impossible to consider.  He’s a fixture.  Always there, that jingling harness  ringing out from the living room to greet us when we get home, the clicking of claws on the floor as he prances by the basement […]

It’s a dog’s life – Part 02

The lingering thought about those first several days of bringing Maxwell home was just how small and soft he was.  One of the reasons why my wife’s family had latched onto Bichons was because they have hair, not fur, and so they don’t shed.  In those early days, he was soft and pretty much fit […]