I want also to thank Dennett for preparing me, with her piece, for confronting that pain again.201J.L. LittlejohnDennettApr 29, 2018·1 min readI am honored to be mentioned, Jef. I dare challenge anyone to find a friend any more faithful than a devoted dog. No matter how long they are gone, it hurts. No matter who replaces the one gone, it hurts. Each one leaves a hole in our hearts.