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Old 01-22-2013, 08:35 AM
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Second, a good dog never goes anywhere. Everything he was is still in the air around you and in every memory you have of him. You can't put your hand on him, and that's just awful. It matters and means so much to put your hand on the head of a good dog or to scratch him behind the ear, or to make a new memory together, and once you can't anymore, the absence just aches. But he hasn't gone anywhere. Go stand in a place you loved together, and you'll find he's there. I'm not superstitious, or religious, or particularly sappy, but I can find you any dog I've ever loved. I carry Chess, Joplin, Raleigh, Cady, Arky, Gus, and more with me. I'd give anything to bury my face in the fur of even one of those dogs, and I can't anymore, but none of them is gone, either.
I agree with Mac'sDad... Thank you for expressing a dog lover's heart so well, Tippy. Life is too much of a miracle for me not to believe there is more to it than meets the eye.
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Carol..thanks for the kind words. Oakley was a beautiful boy..and he was loved and will be missed terribly. I think the major factor in why we all love dogs so much is that unconditional love they give back to us...it's hard in life to find that anywhere but in a dog. As far as pictures go..my wife and stepdaughter love to take pictures, and Sadie was their favorite subject so I am lucky to have a large amount of memories. Sometimes I will sit down at my wife's computer and just look through her picture files and I will find pics of Sadie I had never seen before...it's like a treasure hunt! You have a library of images as well..we all do....they are in your mind and in your heart..and they can never be erased, and can be accessed from anywhere, at anytime..no devices needed!

Lovebuzz..sorry to hear about Tazz..I had the same experience when I brought Sadie in thinking she had a little infection or something, and was hit by the cancer freight train..I was not prepared to hear that!
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I sat down last night and went through what seems like thousands of pictures of Oakley and Seger. I have very few of myself with either or both dogs! Seems I am the one behind the camera all of the time But that's ok because just looking at all of the images I caught over the years of Oakley being himself, loving life to the fullest and just being a general goofy boy brought tears of happiness to my eyes. When I get a chance I will post a series of photos here so you can all get to know Oakley better. We always called him the "class clown" - I bet he is busy entertaining at the Bridge Miss you Oaky-Poke!
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