Thursday, December 8, 2011

love

I'm so in love with these two dogs.






We've had a wonderful few days together.  My schedule worked out perfectly in order for me to spend a lot of time with them after bringing them home.










They're still settling in and there's been some crying at night, but I think they're getting more comfortable here.  And they seem to be getting attached to us, too (and definitely attached to their pillows!).

It took me a long time to feel a connection with Holden.  I remember being disappointed about that back when I was raising him as a puppy.  I wondered if there was something wrong with me that I didn't love him right away.  Maybe I didn't know how to love a dog yet.  If that was the case, then Holden definitely taught me how.  I still miss him.  And find it hard to believe, sometimes, that he's not here in the world anymore.  But I think that love makes it easy to love these boys.  I feel so grateful for having had Holden in my life and so grateful that these dogs are in my life now.

12 comments:

  1. Oh, Anne, they are Sooooo beautiful!! Such sweet faces!!

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  2. YAY!! I have a greyhound! They're the best dogs in the whole world :)

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  3. holden's legacy...love.

    that's pretty sweet, anne.

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  4. Where have I been that I didn't see Kit and Kirt coming home?! They are gorgeous. Love their pillows too. Our Lottie is the fastest runner over the woods but all the Lurchers, Greyhounds and Whippets give her a run for her money - it'd be fun to see how they all got on.

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  5. They look so graceful. I am sure you will bond with them over time as they get to know and trust you. Then you will be posting about their funny ways and personalities. I bet they are so happy to be sharing your lovely home.

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  6. Love, love, love! I didn't like my cat at first either, now I can't get enough of him :) P.S. I thought of you when I saw this link, don't know if it would be useful or not: http://issuu.com/talpa/docs/262_patrones_crochet/1?mode=a_p

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  7. Such beautiful faces and so full of love! Wonderful pillows too :)

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  8. ooooo I'm so happy for you! And I'm so happy that two wonderful dogs have a wonderful home! xo

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  9. Thanks so much for the warm welcome for these boys! They are the best!

    Karen, I love the idea of Holden's legacy being love. Just perfect!

    And Kerry, thanks for the link!

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  10. So, my favorite name if we get a boy greyhound is Stanley. I also like Charlie and Hank... But that last just goes perfectly with our last name :) Good luck!

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  11. So funny, I'd been thinking of the name Charlie from the beginning for Kit. Not sure why. We've been trying on various names for them and I think Charlie's going to stick for him. Seems kind of random, but right.

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