Our Beautiful Biba has Died

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© Laura Hartley
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UploadedMay 23, 2008
TakenMay 23, 2008
ModelCanon PowerShot S2 IS
Exposure1/8 sec at f/3.5
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Focal Length16.4 mm
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Our Aussie Shepherd, Biba, died from heart failure this week. Here she is, overseeing us from the balcony overlooking downstairs. This was her favorite haunt, and she'd jump the barrier I put at the bottom of the staircase to keep the Boston Terriers from "going up" and destroying the the boys' rooms. She was so intent on entering this private world of watching from above, from which she could view her flock of us, the boys, the cats, and the little dogs, that on any given day, up I'd look, feeling her watching me, and there, I'd spot her. Now, she still surely watches from above. God Speed, Biba. We love you. We miss you. Our hearts are broken.

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  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (23 May 2008):

    I feel your loss. She was beautiful. She will be remembered.

  • Mojca Savicki

    Mojca Savicki said (23 May 2008):

    I am so sorry...

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (23 May 2008):

    I'm so sorry you've lost your beautiful Biba -

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (23 May 2008):

    Oh, I'm so very sorry for your and your family's loss!! But you're right: I'm sure she's sitting up there looking down on you still!

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (24 May 2008):

    What a beautiful intelligent-looking dog.........how lucky you were to have each other.........thank God for happy memories and photographs. I'm sorry.

  • JoAnn Jurgens

    JoAnn Jurgens gave props (24 May 2008):

    I'm very sorry for your loss Laura - very nice story - you are lucky to have the memories!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (25 May 2008):

    This photo and story tells me a lot about Biba, and about you, dear Laura. Again, I'm so sorry Biba had to leave you.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz said (26 May 2008):

    My condolences on the loss of your beloved dog, Laura -- this is a wonderful photo to cherish.

  • j dixon

    j dixon gave props (28 May 2008):

    oh that is sad. It is nice have a good pic of her in her favorite spot.

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (28 May 2008):

    So hard...so sad. Such love.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (28 May 2008):

    That is a huge loss, so sorry....we love our dog too, can't imagine.......

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith said (22 Jun 2008):

    I am so sorry for your loss also....this is a loving tribute for her and she will live on in your memories forever!

  • Abbey Cahill

    Abbey Cahill (Deleted) said (25 Jul 2008):

    I just recently lost our oldest pit bull. He was 8 and I feel like I have lost my child or something. So I understand what you are going through. Keep your head up and each day will get better.

  • Rebecca Kinzie Bastian

    Rebecca Kinzie Bastian gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    What a sweet photo. She looks like my little girl. I don't know what I will do when she is gone.

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