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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

OPY, Run Free

I could not believe the news of Opy's trip to the Rainbow Bridge when I got a chance to get on the computer. 
My heart breaks.  The Queen of DWB has joined the King, Charlie- where the sun always shines, where they are young painfree and can have all theMc nuggets and full happy meals-fries, all the cheeseburgers they want.  Heck Filet mignon if they so wish.
Opy was not so Gruff really.  That is why I love this picture of her smiling. She and her King of DWB, Charlie, leave a legacy that few if any dogs can claim.  (With the help of Brooke and Gregg), they began a family, a community with a kinship I've never seen among people from all over the globe.  A family that shores oneanother up when needed-giving comfort(which I have been the recipient of when my mom died.  and for reasons I cannot explain, it helps.) and when needed pulls together to help folks out in other ways.
The Texas Sundogs bow in respect and will howl to the Heavens tonight and many nights. 
I, Jamie, the human, will send prayers and hold Brooke and Gregg very tightly in my heart. God Bless y'all my Aussie friends.  You are being sent hugs from around the world and I only wish that there was something, anything that I/we could do.
so much joy, so much pain "when you give your heart to a DOG to tear".
Bye for now dear OPY.  Just for now.  BJP, try to do all you can to help out your mom and dad.  I know you will miss her too.
Sad, sad licks and hugs
Jamie and the Texas Sundogs

8 comments:

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Oh, Kids...you said what we felt in our hearts...it's so true...Charlie and Opy (G&B) did create something hoooge...way bigger than the sum of all its parts...

Mumsie will call your mom when her head is slightly more attached to her body...

She's been thinking of you all so much...

Thanks for a fabulous tribute...

Kisses,
Scruffy, Lacie and Stan and Mumsie, too

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Great job our furiends -

Great
Great
Job

We'll always rekhall this day each year - just as Mom and I rekhall C$ khrossing -

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

the 4 Bs said...

hey kiddos, that was really nice of you to put up a post for Opy. to us, she was the voice of DWB and the glue that held us all together. it's a sad sad day for DWB. we will miss her.

Maggie and Mitch said...

What a beautiful tribute! We are holding paws with doggies and hoomans all over the world and keeping Brooke and Greg and Benson close to our hearts.

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Mango said...

This is so sad for all of us. Thanks for a wonderful tribute.

Slobbers,
Mango

Gus said...

Hey y'all...that was a beautiful tribute...we truly wish you had not had to write on that subject, but want to thank you for doing a good job.

gussie

KEY WEST COLLIES said...

We are very sad to hear about Opy.

However, we wish you Happy Colliedays and a very Merry Essexmas.

Essex, Deacon & dog Dad too

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...

Thank you so much for this wonderful tribute to our sweet gruffpuppy Opy.

We miss her and C$ so very much.

Brooke
xo