I was lucky enough to get to spend time with each of these wonderful cats and dogs this past month. Some have found their new homes. Some are still waiting.
I see them as a long-time couple. The one on the left has just seen something that reminded him of his mother who they buried two months earlier. He’s still grieving, and when the emotions overwhelm him, he turns to the one man he loves more than anything, his rock, his salvation, his heart.
They were married exactly one year after the US Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. They’d been waiting so long for that moment: to be legally wed and to share that special occasion with all their friends and families. Everything turned out beautifully, and they couldn’t have been happier. Now they keep this framed picture hanging over the fireplace in their living room so they can always remember how wonderful they felt on that day and how very happy they are to be married every single day since.
For those of you who are new to the blog, every month I share a few photos that I find inspirational. Images of settings, characters, or scenes that offer great visuals or story potential. Here are some recent finds for my setting inspiration series.