Know that you are not alone in struggling to thrive all day Life is hard. No one is immune. After five mornings without Cooper, still unable to tell if it’s denial or strength. Leaving Sanibel Island in a couple hours to return home. Stopping by the Emergency Vet place to pick up his ashes. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.