For the past few days, I’ve been thinking about a special little lady. She’s been in my mind and my heart while I’ve been working on posts, and while I’ve been going around my daily duties. It’s hard to not get all teary-eyed when I think of her.
Last year, around this time, I wrote an homage to her. It was one of my first posts.
This year, I would like to repost this. If you have lost a pet who has left you and transitioned to the other side, or if you have a pet who is still with you, please take a moment to read about the memories of my dear beloved Ruby.
She was one in a million and is still within the hearts and souls not only of me, but with everyone she touched–inside and outside of my family and circle of friends.
Bonaparte took such great care of her in her final days. She was a great dame of a yellow lab. Miss Ruby–I wish you never left!
She was great! Beautiful. Lean. Strong. Affectionate when she wanted to be and, at times, slightly aloof. She was a great companion. She was a neighborhood legend. She lived a wonderful and interesting life. When she was old and in pain, she never complained. She was a very important and dear member of our family. Today is her birthday and she is somewhere on a twinkling star, looking down at us with love and watching over us. I’m saddened as I write this, but I remember the fond memories…and there were many. Here’s to you Miss Ruby! Our family dog–and it is just weird to call her a dog–because she was more than that. I referred to her as a girl. She was so regal–just like a princess and I remember the day we got her as though it were yesterday. My oldest son was a bit put off that we…
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