Tag: loss

Noblesse Oblige

A medallion of liverwurst, a dish of warm milk.  Even these, you hardly wanted in the end.  You looked at the water in your bowl as if it were a stranger to you.  No more did you come to the kitchen at the sound… Continue Reading “Noblesse Oblige”

Cat’s Last Days

He was smart, for a cat – something people tirelessly admire in their pets. And in terms of being a cat, there was little his eyes didn’t see.  But then he became a crippled old animal, no longer a threat to mice, chipmunks or… Continue Reading “Cat’s Last Days”

Fudge

I came across the recipe in your old index card box, alphabetically misplaced between Fruitcake and Fritter Batter. “I miss you”, I said aloud as I measured out the sugar, butter, salt and evaporated milk. The cat looked at me expectantly, thinking – as… Continue Reading “Fudge”

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