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…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Carol Burt

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