I couldn't wait for "Thankful Thursday" to write this as I am so full of gratitude for my life and the many loves in it. I am so very blessed after my awful start in life.
I have love coming from every direction and any part of the house. It is just completely awesome.
Mark with V-girl. One of the pups from our litter.
My husband, Mark, bless his soul. He has put with so many of my demons and held my hand and heart the whole way through. Mark is so understanding, caring and my best friend. He loves like a dog, unconditionally. He has changed my life and the dogs love his kid-filled soul. Nothing is ever really right unless Daddy is home. :)
The blessed Dynamic Duo
I am still after almost 9 years shocked and amazed that Chance and Blaze came back home. (Two puppies from our litter that were returned to us) I am utterly so grateful that they are a part of life and literally thank them every night for being returned to us. They too are still so grateful after all these years to be home as well. They are worth having 2 packs of dogs. I don't care how crazy or wrong someone might think it is, I would do it again if it was the only way to keep them.
Zappa, Silver and Fiona resting by Brut's spot. (circle)
And the Back Dog Trio, Silver, Fiona and Zappa...bless their giant hearts. We have been through so many things with Brut when he was alive and then gone that there are many ways we missed out on so much bonding time and now we have all the time in the world. They are seeking me out and coming to me just to be touched and loved. It is so awesome. We are bonding in ways that we couldn't before and it is so wonderful.
Memorial stone at our vets office on outside wall.
And Brut...the dog of my life. Never will there ever be another and I am so grateful to have been part of his short but full life. There was one thing I knew when he died, I had no regrets. None. Brut lived a very full life and taught me so many valuable lessons and this is one of them...being grateful.
I can't believe the way my life is changing and growing when for so many years I didn't want to live. Life is truly a blessing with so much love to share it with.