Friday Meanderings

Well, I screwed up and put up my Friday post on Tuesday.  That’s what I get for trying to use the iPad.

Anyhow, our sweet pooch Maggie passed away on Monday.  She was 18 years and 5 months old.  Up until two weeks ago she was still taking a 1 mile walk on most days of the week.  Then she just quit–wouldn’t go past the end of our road and that was just so she could check to see if her best doggie friend Gus was out. So we started taking her on bike or golf cart rides instead.

Maggie came to us when she was only six weeks old.  She traveled throughout the country–Terry often said that she flew more than most people!  After she started going deaf and blind, we drove with her since she couldn’t hear or see commands.

I could possibly write a whole book about her and our adventures but I thought I’d just throw some photos up of her.

Maggie the puppy

Travel Dog Blog, St Louis
St. Louis
Travel Dog Blog, St Louis
St. Louis
Travel Dog Blog, Fort DeSoto
Ft. Desoto Dog Beach
travel tote
A modeling shot for my blog
Guard dog. Ready to take on any squirrels that ventures on to her deck.
Magster the wagster
Morning bike ride to the river
Maggie liked the water this high. She could easily pull her own ball out of the water after she tossed it in.

Maggie

Cooter on the Withlacoochee State Trail
She did not appreciate this Kodak moment with the Cooter at the Withlacoochee State Trail in Inverness.

Maggie

Dogs in the Hood
Maggie REALLY didn’t like the grandkids at first. But then she figured out that once they start walking, they usually have snacks that they like to share! Besties!
Maggie's big adventure
Headed out on one of her many trips.
Cookie Day, North Dakota Style
Mandan, North Dakota
Travel Dog Blog
Maggie’s first trip in 2004.  Went to see Grandma Shirley in Longmont, CO.
Travel Dog Blog
At the airport in Bismarck, North Dakota
Travel Dog Blog, Colorado
Here’s Maggie in the “Thinking Rock” in Longmont.. She’s thinking as soon as she gets out of here she’s going to bite me.

Travel Dog Blog

Travel Dog Blog, Maggie on the Water
If we were kayaking, Maggie was, too.
Dogs in the Hood
Maggie in the Blue Bonnets in Katy Texas.
Where's Maggie
Pymatuming Lake in Greenville, PA.

Maggie and me taking a break
Maggie and me taking a break on the Withlacochee State Trail.
Maggie and Me
The Farmer’s Market in Dupont Circle.
Heart of my Heart Quilt for Piper
Piper doesn’t like dogs and always kept a wary eye on her.

Maggie

Maggie

maggie Maggie

I miss you Maggie.

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