What am I thinking?
I am thinking of love, of course.
I am thinking of my family, many of whom are my friends.
I am thinking of my friends, many of whom are family.
And of course, I am thinking of my dog. I always think of my dog.
Taylor. Continue reading SFFD: San Francisco Fire Department
A rainy day in Sausalito with Taylor, the Cubs, the Stones, and a bit of Christmas sounds just about perfect. Continue reading Christmas, the Cubs, Mick and Taylor
2019 was a truly epic year. One year ago today, Grace & I were engaged. Since that seminal moment, this past year has seen its share of ups and downs, the highest of the highs most certainly high and the lowest of the low tragically low. Through it all, my constant has been Grace and our dog Taylor. This is what the last year, and the years leading up to it looked like… Continue reading New Years 2020
As I do every year on this day for the past ten, I celebrate my second chance at life. 12/22/08 at 7:28 AM, I woke up again on the corner of the busy intersection of North, Milwaukee and Damen Avenues, after getting hit by a car going 30 mph, blessed that I was still alive. This particular day at this very moment has not been easy because Taylor is no longer with us, but with the warm embrace of God’s grace, Grace, and our loving family and friends, it’s a day to celebrate. I look back on pictures over the past couple months and am so very thankful for everyone that continues to hold us close to their hearts as we hold them close to ours. And so I enter this day and will leave it much the same way that I enter and leave most days — with love and thankfulness for the people I’ve been blessed to call my family and friends, whether I see them every day or hardly ever, the love I feel for them and the impact they’ve had on me, is a truly great and wonderful thing. Celebrate Love and Life! Continue reading Eleven Years Later
Two years ago, Chicago was slapped one morning with mounds of wonderful snow. On cue, Taylor looked at me and I knew what we had to do. Continue reading Winter Wonderland
Taylor left behind a lot of love for the people in his life. He had a few parting thoughts before leaving. For a dog with few words, he sure had a lot to say. Continue reading It’s Time
“The Golden Gate Bridge’s daily strip tease from enveloping stoles of mist to full frontal glory is still the most … Continue reading Off to the Golden Gate
Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” provided inspiration for a poem between my dog Taylor and I. Continue reading Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
We celebrated Taylor’s 13th birthday today. Looking back at the last nine where we’ve been together has been a wonderful trip down memory lane. Continue reading Happy Thirteen
Taylor got really sick for the first time over two years ago, and every since then I’ve been on high alert. Each passing day with him the gift that keeps on giving. Continue reading He Fell Asleep