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Love is…

July 9, 2011
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A game of fetch where the stick is always returned a few inches out of reach in water…

A wet nose knocking my arm so that my hand always lands on your head for a quick pat…

Crawling under my feet for a foot pet on your belly…

Miles and miles and miles of the best running partner a girl could ever have…

Doggy breath in my face in the middle of the night, instead of barking to go out to potty…

Eyes closing and deep sighs of contentment with every ear scritch…

Love is living for 16.75 years when your body could barely hold you up anymore…

Love is Murphy

October 1, 1994 – July 7, 2011

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. Cindy permalink
    July 9, 2011 8:17 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. It always stinks when we lose one of our best friends.

    • July 9, 2011 8:43 pm

      Thank you Cindy… it’s been so hard… but I know he’s happier and out of pain… and that’s a huge relief…

  2. chanknits permalink
    July 10, 2011 6:48 am

    Gretchen came and sat in my lap while I read… and cried. The greater the love, the deeper the loss… Hugs to you!!

    • July 13, 2011 11:17 am

      Hugs to you Chan, and to Gretchen… what a sweet sweet set of girls you have!

  3. July 11, 2011 12:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss! Love your girl!

  4. July 11, 2011 12:29 pm

    I have no words, but know that my thoughts are with you and your family. It’s never easy, but try to think of the good memories. ((HUGS)) & love.

    • July 13, 2011 11:17 am

      Monica, than you for your sweet words. We are concentrating on our happy Murphy memories right now :-)

  5. July 11, 2011 7:40 pm

    Awww…so sorry for your loss. :(

  6. July 13, 2011 10:53 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss.

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