Rattled: The Recklessness of Loving a Dog
I believe that loving a dog is basically mortgaging future heartbreak against a decade or so of camaraderie—I’d understood this when I got Red. But when confronted with it, I felt shamefully angry at myself for even getting him.
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I’m stockpiling sweaters because they signify refuge, collecting them like talismans though grief cannot be avoided.
Nov 20, 2017