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Taz - a blog tribute

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Taz - a blog tribute

Postby EC2 » Sat October 20th, 2012, 8:54 pm

Very sadly we bade farewell to our first family dog today and I have written a tribute to him on my blog. That's all I want to say.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal


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Postby Brenna » Sun October 21st, 2012, 2:10 pm

Here's to seeing Taz on the other side of that rainbow! He will have plenty of company while he waits for his family to meet up with him again.

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Postby Misfit » Sun October 21st, 2012, 2:58 pm

"Brenna" wrote:Here's to seeing Taz on the other side of that rainbow! He will have plenty of company while he waits for his family to meet up with him again.

Very nicely said. I am so sorry for your loss, but you did the right thing.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Postby lauragill » Sun October 21st, 2012, 4:32 pm

I'm sorry for your loss. :(

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Currently reading: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee & The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Sun October 21st, 2012, 5:15 pm

Reading your blog brought a few tears to my eyes. It's heartbreaking when a beloved pet dies. But you obviously have plenty of great memories which will make you smile in the future.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind


Postby annis » Sun October 21st, 2012, 5:30 pm

It's one of the hardest choices we have to make, but it is the selfless one. It's so hard to let our dear old companions go. Sounds as if Taz had a wonderful life, full of all the things that give dogs joy.

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Postby DianeL » Mon October 22nd, 2012, 4:43 pm

ECM, I don't think I can even read the post, I know you will make me cry. But as we said on Twitter, I'm sincerely sorry for your loss. Siddy will find Taz and they can have some fun maybe. And now it's time to go scritch new puppy, Penelope.
"To be the queen, she agreed to be the widow!"


The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.
---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers


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Currently reading: Christmas Lights by Karen Swan
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Postby Madeleine » Tue October 23rd, 2012, 1:46 pm

Just been reading your blog and so sorry to hear about Taz. There are some lovely pictures and stories there, he sounds a real character (I liked the one about the pheasant - a poacher!) and he obviously had a lovely life and a lot of fun. I'm glad he was quite active til pretty near the last days, but you made the right decision.
Currently reading "Christmas Lights" by Karen Swan

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