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October 20, 2015

After 12 years our beloved dog, Delbert, has left us for Greener Pastures.  Greener Pastures is not the name of a nursing home, although it sounds like the one I would like to check into sometime in the distant future.  Delbert passed humanely and with dignity with our arms wrapped around him, whispering words of love and gratitude.

Thank you, Delbert for being the perfect dog--intimidating enough to keep any unseemly person at bay, even though your weapon of choice was just a tongue capable of licking one to death.  You were more than just a pet.  You were a guide dog, a service dog, a devoted friend, a loyal companion.  As my grandson said, "You were one of the cousins."

Your favorite thing in the world was to trudge the mountain trails with your BFF, Dee.  If your enthusiasm for the great outdoors could be harnessed it would have kept the earth spinning indefinitely.   Now it feels as if the world has indeed stopped momentarily in tribute to one of i...

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