As we've gone about our days, the house feels emptier. I can't tell you how many times we've craned our necks to needlessly check his water/food bowls. How many times we've perked up our ears to listen for the flappity-flap of the doggie door or the soft padding of gentle giant paws on our hardwood floors. How many times we've absentmindedly reached down to pat his downy head. I vacuumed today & couldn't help thinking that no longer will those furry tumbleweeds be floating by.
But reading your comments full of compassion, condolences, & anecdotes of your own furry family members have helped so much. More than my words can convey. We've read every single one over & over again. A few friends & readers said that Hiro helped us become the parents we are now. We couldn't agree more; we believe he primed us to be the best parents possible to Quinn. There was no better inspiration than our sweet boy.
I have projects to share (a DIY headboard, a changed-up credenza vignette, updated living room) but feel a bit silly blogging about that right now, so I'm just taking a few days to enjoy these lazy hazy days of summer with family. By the way, I'm new to Instagram & loving it (username is freckleschic4 or you can just click the "follow" button above my snaps seen on my sidebar). It is
That's all for now.
I just wanted to pop in & express how thankful I am to all of you for your kindness.
Thank you from the depths of our hearts.