Take the First Step

steps ‘You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.’

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bertie’s heart stopped beating on Tuesday evening. However, I have several photos I’d like to share with you on his behalf.

This was taken about a week ago. As you can see, the ice is melting here in Astana, heralding the arrival of Spring and new awakenings.

Our pain at losing him is almost too much to bear but we’ll keep taking steps forward and hope that our staircase will eventually take us somewhere happier.