Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Eulogy for the Best Dog Ever

Turn back, Time, for this brown shadow
Give her one more lap around the yard
One more chance to escape out the front door
One more chance to drool a fur soaked ball into my purse
One more paw placed on a lap for comfort and one more look
from soul-full, ocean-deep eyes.

Goodbye, little friend,

The Beautiful Ms. Bonnie
November 1994 - July 27, 2010


Nicki, said...

I am so heart broken. I've written and erased x3 and am still at a loss. Ms. Bonnie touched us even as far as West Virginia. My prayers and thoughts and deepest condolences are with you, Doug and the kids.

e&ariggs said...

So sorry to hear! R.I.P Ms.Bonnie

pat said...

Angela, I am crying....I am so sorry about Bonnie. Sorry is inadequate. Hugs and love to you and Doug and the kids. She is off chasing bunnies, waiting for you all to catch up with her. I shall miss her. ((((love))))

Krystle said...

My heart aches for your family.

Maria said...
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Maria said...

Oh, Angela . . . I'm so sorry! I know how much you loved that sweet girl!

What a great dog! What a dear friend!

God bless all of you!

Ute said...

Angela.... I am so sorry... Bonnie was such a sweetheart! She will definitely be missed. You and Doug are in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.

Beth said...

Oh no! I am so sorry :( You were so kind when my DD was sad about her piggie. I am sure the long happy relationship you had with Bonnie makes this such a sad time for you. I so enjoyed her book reviews! May she R.I.P.

Karen said...

I am so sorry for both you and the Devine Miss Bonny. loosing a friend like her is a hard task to take.

Barb said...

Bob and I send our deepest sympathy. She was a beautiful dog. Her book reviews will also be missed. You must remember all the happiness she brought not only to you and Doug but to her fans.

Gypsy Girl(Brenda) said...

I am so sad to hear about Bonnie. I am sorry for your families loss.

Reds said...

Oh no - I am so so sorry for your loss of beautiful Ms. Bonnie!! Loved her book reviews! ((((Hugs))) to you and your family!

Jeanne said...

Oh Angela, my heart goes out to you and Doug. Bonnie was so beautiful, loving and funny. She will be missed tremendously by your family, but also by her "extended" family via your blog.

What a wonderful eulogy for your special, special friend. Please know you are in my thoughts at this very difficult time. Hugs!!

Joanne said...

Rainbow Bridge
Author Unknown

Rainbow Bridge
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.
There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.
There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....

Author unknown

Margaret said...

Oh, I am so sad. I always loved reading about Bonnie. What a wonderful companion and friend she has been to you. I know you will miss her so much!

HUGS to you and all who loved Bonnie.


After reading your email, I cried, then I visited your Blog and read the comments from the others. I cried again, I should of known better. Rainbow bridge was the worst, I slobbered all over my keyboard, thanks Joanne. Sis, again I'm sorry for your loss, I think Bonnie will be missed by a lot of folks. That is the greatest legacy anyone could asks for. Hope to see ya all at Rainbow bridge someday.

Esther said...

Angela, so sorry to hear of sweet Bonnie's passing. She will have a beautiful memory in my heart. I loved her book reviews and her humerous outlook on life. :) HUGS.

Elucidarian said...

My sympathies. Bonnie lived to a ripe old age. My first dog died in 1994. I remember she went off to hide behind the hedges she would so often run along. I had to cut away the chain link fence to get at her. She died the following evening.

This makes me miss my old friend all over again.

Christi said...

RIP Ms. Bonnie. I will miss your book posts. :(