Guida

Guida’s Gifts

Because of a request, we are sharing this private update. We have an ‘Ele-Guardian’ program that allows you to adopt one of the girls and receive special monthly updates that only guardians see. After Guida’s passing, this is part of what was sent out to her guardians. Although we never…...

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One for the Road

Volume on. This morning Scott walked up to Maia as he always would and gave her a little rumble. For a moment she got a bit wide-eyed and excited, and then she fell silent. We’re not sure if it’s because she’s not ready to be silly yet, or she remembers…...

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More Time Together

Today Maia and Rana spent some more time together. At this point, it’s still brief moments, but the respect Rana is showing Maia is incredibly endearing. The girls had gone their separate ways this morning, but after a bit, Maia came over to where Rana was. It’s a tree in…...

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How Meaningful Their Relationship Was

Maia is doing ok considering she just said her last good-bye to her best friend yesterday. Her mood is somewhat what you would expect, but better than we hoped. In her past, before coming to the sanctuary, Maia’s response to any strong emotion was anger. Her lashing out was a…...

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Our New Reality

Good morning my friends. Early this morning, I wrote to a friend of ours that today feels like the day that our new reality becomes lucid. It’s the first day without coordinating logistics and post mortem exams and the first day that we won’t see Guida’s beautiful face. Clearly, today…...

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A Very Long Day

It has been a very long day, and I’m sorry if this comes out as a ramble, but we wanted to write a quick note. This morning Maia was still near Guida’s body, the area showed that she has been walking all around her at different points. There was also…...

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