We Can Make it if We Try
04/08/2010 - 14:59

Is it a coincidence that Bill Wither's Just the Two of Us is looping around endlessly in my head as I walk my dog the evening of the breakup call?

In other words, once again, it is just the two of us: Mister Trevor Dog and Me.

Sure, walking him is like walking a boulder, since it often involves pulling dead weight.

Sometimes he just plunks himself down on the pavement, kersplat!, and when I turn around to see what is holding him up he is just crouching there low, glowering at me, giving me the finger.

And yet, I love the guy. All 30 pounds of pure corgi stubborn perfection. Poor dear.

At the ripe old age of nine, I drag him across the world to relocate to Israel where immediately we discover that he has many lumps and he has to go under the knife. And wear that terrible cone around his head and it's so hot!

And listen to me call my mother hysterically crying.

And then there's the moving of apartments.

And the fact that barely any of my friends here are dog people, which doesn't help when he humps them, an alluring habit he picked up late in life.

What can I say? He's the love of my life. He is certainly the longest male-female relationship I have ever been in. I hope he's around for a long, long time.

Otherwise, it will be just the one of us.

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Abigail I was just messing around looking for Bill Withers contact information, I will tell you a storey maybe you have heard it. Bill Grew up in Beckley WV and worked for my great uncle in his shop, his name was Nathan Pickus, he had a daughter named Deloris, she is in her 80s now and called me one day just to say hi as we still keep in touch. She tells me that out of the blue Bill had contacted her to thank her and her family for being kind to him when he was growing up and that he had stated a new record label and named it Pickus Records. Now how weird is that I do a search trying to find his contact info, I wanted to thank him for really making Deloris’ day, that I find you..Another Pickus? Please if your interested email me, I cam also provide you a very large family tree going back to Uzda Russia Joseph Pickus