Tuesday, January 08, 2013

time flies

Just realized that yesterday marked eight years since Pepper made his trip west...hard to believe that much time has gone by, and even harder to process all that has happened in those years. He's seen me through some really rough times, and is still as awesome as ever...one of the best Christmas gifts I've ever gotten.

Saturday, January 05, 2013

miles to go

"The woods are lovely, dark, and deep
but I have promises to keep,
and miles to go before I sleep,
and miles to go before I sleep."

He promised Mom he would take care of them, and he worked diligently to get everything set up. Projects, tasks, checklists, plans, priorities...busy busy busy. Then one day, out of the blue, he tells me it's done. He's done. Everything he set out to do is complete; everyone he said he'd look after is provided for.

So off he went onto those dark deep woods, weary from the miles, confident that his promises were kept.

It was time. He was ready to sleep.