Something Terrible Happened

I haven’t written anything in a week. One of the last stories I published was about how our dog enhanced my life. I wrote about how I loved and needed him and about him being a fantastic dog. Cannon is the best dog I’ve ever known. He was also my constant companion and dear friend.

He died last Tuesday.

To say he was more than a pet to me is an understatement.

Only a little over a week after I wrote about him here on April 5th, we lost him. It was shockingly sudden. That big yellow lab made me happy every day. His loss is a cruel…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.