Innocence and Ignorance

A True Mini Story

Photo by Senjuti Kundu on Unsplash

Standing in the back yard. We’re keeping my husband company. He’s digging a final resting place for our dog. He’s transitioning, any moment now.

Our daughter is in the carrier. Strapped on to my chest. She’s excited over the leaves blowing in the wind. The birds are flying. She’s loving it. Cute baby coos and flailing arms. She’s so happy, but I’m holding back tears…