Lost my distilling buddy

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Lost my distilling buddy

Post by Hambone » Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:21 pm

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I lost my chihuahua buddy, Speck, today. She went in her sleep, like I hope to someday. She'd always hang with me in the shed while I was working...
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Post by Broken Jug » Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:35 pm

I'm very sorry to hear that Hambone. I know how that feels. I too lost a friend/dog that I loved dearly. It's been a few years since his passing, and I still miss him very much.

As I tip one back later today, I'll toast to Speck and to my beloved Barron. Cheers

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Post by Hambone » Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:30 pm

Thanks, buddy. She was a dog my wife rescued that I didn't even want, at the time. But she will be missed. Sometimes I don't even know why I keep pets...
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Post by Broken Jug » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:13 pm

I think the same thing some times. It's hard. Hang in there!

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Post by Broken Jug » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:14 pm

I love the picture of your distilling buddy, so does my wife.

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Post by jonnys_spirit » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:48 pm

Sorry for your loss Hambone. I raise my glass in her memory tonight.

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Post by Thebigbrewbowski » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:50 pm

Sorry for your loss I know its not easy loosing a best friend like that, Im still grieving over my girl I lost last week, 11.5 year old german Shephard as loyal as the day is long. Maybe they are playing together somewhere up in doggie heaven.

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Post by cranky » Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:39 pm

Sorry for your loss Hambone, I'm really bad at this sort of thing but my thoughts go out to you.

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Post by JC973 » Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:43 pm

Sorry for your loss, I call those critters thieves, they steal your heart
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Post by HDNB » Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:44 pm

So sorry for your loss. My dawgs are everything to me too.
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Post by Twisted Brick » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:11 pm

I have always believed that canines were good people that came in a dog suit. Trustworthy, hard-working, loyal.

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Post by stillanoob » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:33 pm

Sorry Ham. I lost my best friend quite a while back and am still not over it. I always said that if I could have taught her to brush her teeth I would have married her.

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Post by Truckinbutch » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:36 pm

Sorry . Lost my Aussie this year . Was my shadow for 17 years .
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Post by ravi » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:50 pm

sorry!!!!! i hope you will find a good buddy again...
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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by TDick » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:40 pm

+1

I've probably had 20 different dogs - my Dad would take them in to foster.
And I've had my share as an adult.

When friends dogs died, I'd tell them, "oh that's too bad" - and I meant it.

Then several years ago I got MY DOG.
His puppy picture is my Avatar.

He would insist on riding everywhere with me. Weather permitting, he was happy sitting in the car, sometimes for more than an hour during oncologists visits. He got me through chemo, and I couldn't do anything when cancer got him a few years ago.

I cried like a baby when I had to put him down. His ashes are sitting right next to my Mom's.

That's just to say my perspective got a major adjustment.
I am TRULY sorry for your loss.

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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by Truckinbutch » Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:21 pm

TDick wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:40 pm
+1

I've probably had 20 different dogs - my Dad would take them in to foster.
And I've had my share as an adult.

When friends dogs died, I'd tell them, "oh that's too bad" - and I meant it.

Then several years ago I got MY DOG.
His puppy picture is my Avatar.

He would insist on riding everywhere with me. Weather permitting, he was happy sitting in the car, sometimes for more than an hour during oncologists visits. He got me through chemo, and I couldn't do anything when cancer got him a few years ago.

I cried like a baby when I had to put him down. His ashes are sitting right next to my Mom's.

That's just to say my perspective got a major adjustment.
I am TRULY sorry for your loss.
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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by Beerswimmer » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:03 pm

Sorry man, I understand your pain. Dogs don't live nearly as long as we wish, but they give us love more than we could ever expect.
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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by sweeps » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:22 pm

Truckinbutch wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:21 pm
We need a 'Like' button here .
Yup. I really want to say something, but I just don't have the words right now. I'm just going to sit on the porch for a while with my dogz and raise a glass.

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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by Hambone » Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:29 am

Thanks for all of the condolences. Dogs are my favorite people...but you guys come close.
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Post by Corn Crib » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:03 am

Sorry to hear this Hambone. Lost my girl "Shine" a few years ago, but I jumped right in and got another puppy.

"Wire" just turned two years old this month and is my best buddy, constantly following me around watching me work.

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Re: Lost my distilling buddy

Post by Hambone » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:21 am

Corn Crib wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:03 am
Sorry to hear this Hambone. Lost my girl "Shine" a few years ago, but I jumped right in and got another puppy.

"Wire" just turned two years old this month and is my best buddy, constantly following me around watching me work.
Wire is a great name...I like it.
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