Monday, September 28, 2009

No Sweet Melissa Sundays... again!

I apologize to the group for not posting again this week and I have fallen terribly behind in my comments to everyone. We went on vacation last week, which was absolutely wonderful. My husband and I took our two girls to Disney World for the first time and we had a blast! Its so fun to see everything through the eyes of little kids. The trip was utterly exhausting but worth every second and every dollar spent.

Unfortunately, our fun came to and end when we came home Friday night and found out our one dogs was hit by a car literally hours before we came home. Evidently the dog sitter dropped both our dogs off at our house a couple hours before we came back and somehow, they managed to pop a screen on our sun porch and squeeze under the gate in our back yard. The neighbors had seen her running around a few hours before, and we found her at the top of our street about an hour after we came home. Fortuntaly, my husband said it was quick and she didn't suffer. But it was agonizing having to tell my three year old because she absolutely loved our little Lola.

You go through so many things in your mind like why didn't we just leave her at the pet sitter for one more night since we were getting back late. Why didn't the neighbor grab her when he saw her. Why didn't we take an earlier flight back. But life is what it is and we can't change what has happened. We had her for seven wonderful years and I'll cherish every moment I had with her. She was such a sweet and loving dog and was always ready to for a good snuggle at the end of the day. She will truly be missed...

This has been a heartbreaking weekend, but I promise to have something yummy up by the end of the week because my daughter's first birthday is Thursday!


Melissa said...

I'm so sorry about your dog. :o( She looks very sweet. Our puppy is named Lola also. Hugs.

HanaĆ¢ said...

So sorry about your dog! She looks so cute. As you said, that's life, and you can't change what happened. I hope it doesn't put a damper on your daughter's 1st bday cuz that's a very special day!!! Will you be baking her cake?

margot said...

Karin, I'm so sorry to hear about Lola, how terrible. I hope you and your family are able to stay positive and enjoy celebrating your daughter's birthday this week. Sounds like you had a fun vacation, though.

Jeannette said...

I'm really sorry about your puppy!! i couldn't imagine having to break the news or bear it for that matter.

best wishes to you and your family.

Basically, Baby Boots said...


I'm so sorry to hear about dear Lola. What a wondeful picture of her. I too lost a niece (cocker spaniel), named Dulce like that. Their spirit will remain with you and the memories will always bring you joy.

Enjoy the rest of your week and have a wonderful birthday celebration.


Tracey said...

I've fallen behind in my commenting as well Karin so I apologize for not getting to your site sooner to comment on this post. I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Lola. I'm sure it was very difficult for all of you but hopefully you have lots of great memories of her that you can hold onto.

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