LIVED THROUGH THIS

On suddenly losing a pet, and slowly losing my husband

It had been a doozy of a week. First, Holden, my beloved Pomeranian, received a diagnosis of malignant and inoperable cancer. Second, my husband Paul (16 years my senior), was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. The news about the dog was an utter surprise — he’d seemed like his happy, affectionate self…

Yona Zeldis McDonough

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