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I still can't believe that he's not here with us... my heart breaks but I have been healing slowly by continuing to do things for our boy. It started by honoring him with a special shrine in our home (which is still adorned) you can see past photos here Carrier's Shrine.


As the warm weather came, I felt that I had to continue this outside. I wanted his memory to be everywhere, so what better place than where he loved to dig holes... big ones!

This is Carrier last summer in his "hole" - he didn't like to be dirty, but when it came to true "dirt" he didn't mind a bit!





This has now become "Carrier's Garden" and it has taken some time to find the perfect flowers and decor.


The first flower that I started with were "Forget-me-nots", in blue and white.

The next addition was a beautiful flower called, "Stairway to heaven" which sits at the top of his garden.

All the other flowers have white blooms to represent Carrier as an angel: daisies, Solomon's Seal, Carpathian Bellflower, Sweet Woodruff, Lily of the Valley and Irish Moss.

The word "Love" was an obvious addition. And when I found this custom stainless steel artwork with a dog howling, it couldn't have been more perfect to show how our boy would Roo.


The lilac wasn't in full bloom yet, but when it did bloom, it was in abundance.


He loved that spot so much. Miss him so much.










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Guest greytful4

Awww, what a beautiful way to remember him. He was a very handsome boy ! I dread that day for my girl but will remember your tribute and do something similar.

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Eva, the garden is absolutely beautiful. What a wonderful way to remember Carrier :f_white

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I am working on one now for Beecher. I have his Memory Stone in the garden. I have enjoyed working on it and thinking about him and how wonderful he was. It has been very healing. I will post pictures when finished.

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What a lovely way to honor your dear boy. That lilac is simply incredible! :gmark

Jeanne with Remington & Scooter the cat
....and Beloved Bridge Angels Sandee, Shari, Wells, Derby, Phoenix, Jerry Lee and Finnian.....
If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to heaven
and bring you home again.

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How beautiful. :grouphug


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The garden is simply beautiful, Eva. What a fitting tribute to such a special boy. Thank you so much for sharing the pictures with us.


Carrier... :beatheart we miss seeing your beautiful face on GT... :heart:(


Kerry, missing Pippin (Paid Vacation), my sweet heart-healer :brokenheart 2013-2023 :brokenheart 
Also missing the best wizard in the world, Merlin (PA's Paris), the biggest Love I've ever known, and my sweet 80lb limpet, Sagan (Leon B), every single day.

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Such a Gorgeous Garden, a beautiful tribute to Carrier. :bighug:bighug

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What a beautiful spot for his remembrance. I can smell the lilacs from here.


Sweet boy. :wub:

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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Very pretty tribute garden. :grouphug

Greyhound angels at the bridge- Casey, Charlie, Maggie, Molly, Renie, Lucy & Teddy. Beagle angels Peanut and Charlie. And to all the 4 legged Bridge souls who have touched my heart, thank you. When a greyhound looks into you eyes it seems they touch your very soul.

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more then he loves himself". Josh Billings


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