|10-10-2006, 11:36 AM||#76|
Best Woo Hootier that ever woo hootied
I am MENSA
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Heading to midlife wearing my Levi's and flip flops
Amy I am so sorry. I had no idea of this turn of events. I know how much a pet can be part of the family.
Last edited by Grammyof2; 10-10-2006 at 11:37 AM. Reason: Much more to say but GeorgiaAristodog deserves a post to himself
|10-10-2006, 12:35 PM||#77|
You and your peeps are
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Hanging on to a pole on Main Street
AMY!! I had no idea you had to say goodbye to GeorgiaAristodog before you left! I am so sorry...
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|10-10-2006, 02:07 PM||#78|
I survived the Pie-fest
I broke my spleen and yaked up a lung.....and I was driving!
Not done the "other" thing yet...
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
Oh Amy.....I'm so sorry to hear of GAAristodog.
As you said, it was a blessing that it happened before you left for Florida.
Sorry to you and your family.
|10-10-2006, 02:29 PM||#79|
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: It's like a sauna in here!
To this trippie too.
And looking forward to it.
And, yet, am so sad now too. Just wanted to say that.
I'm sorry to hear about your dog. Very sorry.
And how awful it is to lose a furry friend. And family member.
But... looking forward to this report.
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|10-10-2006, 02:39 PM||#80|
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: in the playground in my mind....
I will join in and say how very sorry I am.
To hear that.
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|10-10-2006, 02:43 PM||#81|
Roll Tide, Mean It
Join Date: May 2003
Location: If I'm not at Monk's, check the Hawk & Dove, or else I'm playing tetherball
GA: I am terribly sorry for your loss. I love my dog so much it hurts. My much maligned but still cool as all get out dog has been with me since law school. I dread the day he leaves us. I hurt for you just thinking about it.
I'm looking forward to the rest of your report. I don't mean that to be disrespectful to the memory of your dog, but based on other things you've written, I anticipate a good read.
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|10-10-2006, 09:55 PM||#82|
Rumored Avatar Fairy
Wooo hoooty it's been fun!
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Probably pouring over a park map, planning someone else's trip for them!
So Sorry Amy. I know how you feel, and I know that you know why. Hard to lose a furry friend.
|10-10-2006, 10:03 PM||#83|
Chiefs fan living in Bronco country
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Denver, CO
My sincere condolances to your loss as well. We had to put our wonder 16 1/2 year old dachshund down during my May trip to the World. It's never easy to lose a friend.
Jill in KC
|10-11-2006, 12:10 AM||#84|
Let me rephrase the dog stew remark
I broke more than I used
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: On my couch with my laptop and a glass of wine in Florida
Amy, so sorry also, it's so hard!
But keep up the trippie, you are doing a fantastic job.
|10-11-2006, 10:39 AM||#85|
I do believe in fairies!
Yahooty for you guys
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Great White North
Oh Amy, I've been offline for over a week because my hard drive crashed and today while trying to catch up on tr's I was so saddened to read about the loss of your GeorgioAristodog. That must have been so hard right before your trip. I lost my collie 4 years ago and it still hurts to think about that awful day. Please accept my sympathies.
|10-11-2006, 12:46 PM||#86|
I forgot to say SNAP!
We'll coordinate our Woo Hooties!
Yes, he is a mutant. But a cute one
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Boston, MA
So, so sorry for your loss, sweetie. You were so quiet about this, I don't think any of us knew. I know you adored your wonderful GeorgiaAristodog, and I am so sorry you had this tragedy right before you left for your so-highly-anticipated family trip. I hope that, in some small way, the happiness and magic of your trip to WDW helped to ease your family's pain.
I am truly looking forward to the rest of this report. Thanks so much for writing it!
|10-11-2006, 01:48 PM||#87|
Join Date: Mar 2005
Amy - I am so sorry to here about your loss. Animals really are just family members with a little extra hair to many of us. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours
|10-11-2006, 03:56 PM||#88|
Côôl DIS Veteran
Is this a quiet woohooty?
I'm proud that my brain finally kicked in!
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: dreaming of planning. Planning to Dream!
I would like to say thank you to all of you who are reading, and special thanks for the sympathies. I truly mean it when I say that it was far better to lose my golden baby BEFORE when went on vacation than while we were away from home. But I can't find a good way to say that I think it was a blessing that she died before we left, when, in truth, I would have preferred that she not die at all.
Debbie ~ you are such a sweet soul. And, I took your advice on the princess photos. They will be shared in an upcoming (far into the future) episode.
Mark ~ as I said before, you didn't miss anything. I didn't want to depress anyone else right before we were all leaving. I told only one person who frequents these boards before we left.
Krista ~ thank you. Hugs right back!
Grammy ~ and thanks to you also! (Did anyone get a picture of you in the belt, by the way?)
Jami ~ I could not bear the thought of depressing anyone else before the trip. I was so excited to meet all of you in person and did not want this shadow to fall beyond our family. I know that the outpouring I would have received would have been bountiful . . .
YAK ~ many thanks (I love seeing you in pictures! classic!)
Melly ~ and my condolences to you as well. On Pepper. and congratulations. on Boddington.
Sher ~ ly/mi too! (so NOT played)
Z ~ I appreciate your condolences. and your confidence in my abilities. You are too generous and kind. (and, sadly, you may be delusional about my abilities. But I am hoping to not shatter that delusion!)
Steph ~ (you know why too . . .)
jedijill ~ thank you so much. It is never easy to lose a pet, especially when they have been around as long as that. I know of what you speak. As the daughter of a vet we had many many pets over the years. We had a cat that was 21 when she passed. It was very difficult for all of us.
Marita ~ thank you ~ need to send you a PM with a question. Note to self.
blueriver ~ good to see you here. And thanks for your sympathies and continuing to read.
Susan ~ yes, I think the distraction was very good for me. And the kids, well, death is so different to a four year old. And the little man, the only thing that matters to him is that "goldie gone?" Which he still asks every day.
Minnie ~ definitely members of the family.
Many thanks to each and every one of you for your prayers and thoughts. They do not go unnoticed or unappreciated.
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Last edited by GeorgiaAristocat; 10-11-2006 at 03:58 PM. Reason: honestly. I am sure that this added a lot to my post-disney depression. Baby steps, every day.
|10-11-2006, 04:19 PM||#89|
Wakey, wakey, Eggs and Bakey
Diet Cherry PEPSI Queen
I speak toddler
What in the Sam Hill is going on around here?
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Forcing tom-boys to wear lip gloss
Oh, Geez! Sorry I'm late!
SOOO sorry about your fur-baby!!! I have 2 Golden Retrievers and I can not imagine my life without either one of them! That breed is very loveable! I heard they are prone to cancer which worries me!!! Did you every find out the cause?
Looking forward to your report!!!
|10-11-2006, 06:35 PM||#90|
I feel blonder than a cocker spaniel!
I tell people I am 30-10-15 so they are super impressed
I got distracted by all the lovebugs on the pool bar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: running from the fruit stand and hiding all my nature pictures
Dearest Amy. You know I know about your babydog and we have talked about your tragic loss. However, reading your words and imagining how you must have felt on top of all the stress of preparing to leave for your trip just made me so sad for you and your family. Your precious doggie was beautiful. I am so glad you were able to say good bye to her before you went away. Of course that is no consolation...
Love you, Amy! Looking forward to your TR. You write so beautifully.
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