Taking Care of Me (The Bark – Issue #40, January/February 2007)
"Taking Care of Me," an essay about how my relationship with my dog changed during my husband’s deployment to Iraq was published in Issue #40 of the Bark.
I did it again.
I know that I shouldn’t have. I promised my husband that I wouldn’t. But I couldn’t help myself. I have no excuses, really. I understand that, to some, my crime is tantamount to animal cruelty. But it couldn’t be helped.
And yes, it involved a novelty wedding veil. I know I should be ashamed of myself…