You can miss a dog as much as a loved one.

Lynne Thompson
4 min readMay 15, 2022
Our Chrissy

I still miss our dog, the one who died in 2016. She was pretty much the best dog I ever had. She was like a nanny to my children. She was a black standard poodle and so smart it was scary. She was most of all though very sweet. A special soul. My daughter named her Chrissy.

My daughter Katherine was in 2nd grade and it wasn’t going well. Her teacher was kind of tough and didn’t really “get”…

Lynne Thompson

I always wrote (first poem at 6 years old). Tech writer by trade. I have a podcast The Storied Human: see my linktree —