A twinge in my heart returned this morning when I woke up to find my beautiful Annie sleeping by herself in a 'lonely' part of the house. We got her up to her feet and carried her outside. She stood for several minutes before she dutifully did what she knew we were asking her too. Back inside and onto a warm bed Annie has fallen into a deep sleep. Her breathing is heavy. Occasionally she coughs, and her feet and face will twitch, sometimes there is movement of her tail. Then silence as her sleep peacefully continues. A very dear friend of mine and I call times like this, "angel watch." Are Annie's angels now nearby watching over her and waiting for her time to come when they will take her to that unseen place? Does Anne see that unseen place where all those who have gone before her are waiting for her to join them? Just as I always do, I am hoping that they and Annie will decide that heaven can wait a little longer.