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daily kaddish: for shay

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Today’s Kaddish is for my friend Kathleen Comalli Dillon’s beloved dog Shay, whose Yahrtzeit was last Saturday, 18 June. Continue reading

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bonus kaddish: for chuck stine, from the blooper reel

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This is from the blooper reel of Mira’s and my attempt to make a Kaddish for Chuck Stine on his Yahrtzeit. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for chuck stine

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Tonight’s Kaddish is for Chuck Stine, my friend Sharon Jacobson Stine’s husband, on his Yahrtzeit. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for ziggy ziggurat zussman

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Mira and I have been walking our dogs at Ft Funston in San Francisco a lot lately, and naturally these excursions have led to conversations about the dogs we have loved who walk with us no longer—my Sam, Alex, and … Continue reading

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a kaddish for miss pants

Candy Pants was my dad’s hunting dog, retired to California, endured four dogs’ worth of veterinary crises, and healed me—not exactly in that order. Continue reading

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we dying dogs

Sometimes we just slow down and stop. And that’s it. We’re done. That’s what happened today at Funston, heading back from the cliffside trail. This woman’s dogs were going just nuts as she tried to protect one between her legs … Continue reading

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death in paradise

We hike in paradise on a daily basis. Slog though the sand on the cliffs overlooking the shore — and the sand gets deeper every year. Though every other year or so a truck comes by and tries to clear … Continue reading

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