He was my heart

IMG_0104I know what a broken heart feels like. Goodbye my wonderful friend and companion.  You made these last ten years a joy with your affection and bravery and devotion.  You slept beside my bed every single night – you made me feel safe.  I hope that I took as good of care of you as you have for me.  I will never forget you.

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About jody

mother of two amazing individuals, daughter, sister, artist, partner - devoted to knitting, quilting, gardening,writing,painting, reading, sewing, longing to live by the sea
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13 Responses to He was my heart

  1. I miss him already too. He has been so much of your story over the years and no new little pup will ever have the elegance that he had.

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  2. Jayne says:

    A grand golden boy with a gleeful countenance.
    What a fabulous home you gave him amongst apple trees. Never was a golden better loved, and he gave that in return two fold and more! Run free Harley and give my little Lola a big lick. She left me too early and I’ll never forget her, nor will Harley ever be forgotten.

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  3. Colleen says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Jody. I am certain that Harley was loved and he knew it. It is true that dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

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  4. Kelly says:

    Oh Jody, I cried with you. I’m so sorry for your loss. Nothing can replace the hole in your heart, but I hope you can find some comfort in knowing that he had the best life he could have possibly had because of you. I pray that the pain of loss will be softened by the many wonderful memories you had together.

    Kelly

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  5. Bea says:

    I’m so sorry, jody. My heart is breaking for you. I’m certain you gave him a wonderful life and he knew exactly how much you loved him.

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  6. Angie says:

    My heart breaks for you. It is so hard learning to live without them.

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  7. schwamu says:

    Oh, Jody. What a wonderful friendship you were blessed with. All of my love for you.

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  8. Jody – All of my best during this difficult time. My heart is breaking for you. I recall the pain of beloved pet loss all too well. I hope you are doing okay, and that Tula is helping keep you company through this difficult time!!! I so wish I had gotten to meet such a special pup. ❤

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  9. jody says:

    Thank you to my friends who left a comment – they meant the world to me! Each day brings a little bit more acceptance and peace, but that boy will live in my heart forever! I know that I’ve been blessed.

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  10. Carla says:

    Sorry for you Jody. I know this loss too.
    I’ve just found your blog. Had a terrible time trying to reply to your comment as you have no e-mail addy on your google profile : (

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  11. Loretta Marvel says:

    Deer Jody, I haven’t been on the blogs too much lately and I am just reading about Harley. He was a fine, sweet, lovely dog. I am sure you miss him so much. His face is just precious. Your new babies are adorable. Love to you all!

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    • jody says:

      I’ve missed you Loretta! And yes, I miss my boy every single day. The ‘littles’ keep me smiling though – they are so very different in temperament than my dear gentle boy. I hope you are well and that you had beach time this summer! And, of course, I hope you are making time for your art. Many hugs to you.

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