Monday, July 20, 2015

We Still Remember 2016

My dad says that I have "great uncles in the clouds" and then he gets this far away, sad look. He calls it - his "1,000 yard stare". Sometimes he'll take off his glasses and wipe his eyes, pause a bit and gently touch my head and the underside of my mouth and chin. He's thinking about stuff. I sit with him awhile and then I paw him, come on dad, let's go for a walk.

(My uncle Max passed away on July 20, 2004).





22 comments:

  1. the good thing is - we never forget. Mom has has had 16 dogs in her life time and she remembers every one of them.

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  2. Hari OM
    You are good company for one who dons the thousand yard stare... fond memories must always be respected. Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

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  3. Howdy Sam. Mum says she too had the thousand yard stare yesterday cause it was three years since her dad and our Poppa passed away. She says she imagines your Max sitting with Poppa while he's having a cuppa tea and "accidentally" dropping crumbs from his biscuit. He always did this at our place hehe. Of course Kara, Oscar and Brucey are there too so he'll have to drop lots of crumbs. Take care Rollin' Buddy. No worries and love Stella and Rory

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    1. We agree. We think that Poppa has a lot of company and that Max has been over to visit. Thank you.

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  4. Hugs for Unca Max.


    Luv, Angel Keisha and Murphy the Poodle

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  5. You are so blessed Sammy to live with the family you do! What sensitive, generous, loving people--I know Max was truly loved every moment he was with them. Sorry about your loss...it's hard to lose those we love and those that love us.
    Blessings,
    Aimee

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  6. Uncle Max looks like a wonderful, loving, beautiful spirit. I know he is watching over all of you. Treasure the memories as they live on in your heart. Perhaps, Uncle Max and Pip are together watching over all of us.

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    1. Pip was such a great kid. We hope that he's met up with our Max

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  7. Uncle Max was one handsome boy. Hopefully, all of the wonderful memories can make you dad smile too, Sam.

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  8. dood...yur unka max iz & all ways will be one rockin awesum pup !!! we can guarunteez unca max thinks bout dad all de time two.....N him all sew sends love ♥♥♥♥♥

    =^,,^=

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  9. We still remember our girlie dogs, Ginger and Charisma like that too!

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  10. Hi - We have nominated you to participate in the 8 photos of happiness challenge. Stop by thedailypip.com tomorrow for details.

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  11. So important to remember our ancestors in the clouds. We still get choked up about em just about every day too!

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  12. How lovely to have those photos to remember them by - and the memories, of course!

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