Monday, October 24, 2011

♥ "my little dog - a heartbeat at my feet." ~edith wharton.

this past weekend i went to my family's house for a birthday party and
could not help but notice how quiet it is when i walk through the front door.
for years and years, our late beagle, charleston chu, would sound
the welcome alarm as soon as you entered: wagging his tail,
jingling his collar, sniffing your legs and letting out a howl
of delight to let you know that he was glad to see you.
this blog, dogs inside, reminds me of his wonderful
spirit and just how much a dog helps
make a house
a home.

8 ♥ love notes.:

  1. My entire family are big dog lovers! When our dog passed away when I was little, we didn't even go a week before getting a new one. It was so strange not to hear him walking around. I remember the house being so eerily quiet. And now... that dog has passed away as well (we had to put her to sleep a few years ago), but we had another dog at the time. So, we still have her and she is so loud and obnoxious and you have no idea how much I miss her! Sometimes I think I miss her more than my parents :P

  2. Charleston Chu! What a great name! I bet he had a happy, spoiled, fun life with you and your awesome family.

  3. That last one is my favorite, so freakin' cute!

  4. I love any picture with dogs but I love picture #7 it reminds me of my dog!

  5. what beautiful photos those all are! My sister had a beagle - we used to say "everyone loves a beagle" - and it's true - they just make everyone smile, we miss him:)

  6. I love the name Charleston Chu!!! That is genius!! And I love these photos. I can't wait to get a dog (soon!) but I will also add that a kitteh helps make a home as well :)


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