Taking Care of Me (The Bark – Issue #40, January/February 2007)

Bark40_cover_129x169_drop"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…

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