I was driving home from work one day in the middle of august when i heard what sounded like a gunshot in the back seat of the car. I immediately pressed on the brake and pulled over to the side of the road. I got out of the car and tried to process what i […]
Cashew continued to grow. Sili learned to share my attention. As Cashew grew into her role of alpha, Sili began to look to her, not me, for what to do and where to go in the face of a threat, whether it be a howling coyote or a falling acorn in the yard.
In the summer Sili and Cashew would go outside to rough house, sprint, and wrestle in the 101 degree heat. Then they would come barreling through the house, slop water all over the general area surrounding their bowl, and collapse around me to enjoy the cold floor and be petted. It was a rare moment […]