Celebrating Heather!

Sitting with Heather outside Carcassonne's city gate

Sitting with Heather outside Carcassonne’s city gate

Many of you will know by now that our wonderful dog, Heather, died this morning. She got us safely to France and has now sent us on our way. We’ve spent most of the day, laughing and crying, reminiscing the 13 years we had together with her. Tonight we’ll be opening a bottle of the local sparkling wine to celebrate her life. As the French say when raising a glass, Santé, Heather!

About Bob

While living in North, Central and South America, in the middle of the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean, and now in Europe, my passion has remained the same: travel and meeting new friends.

Posted on May 2, 2016, in Life in France and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. OH my dears! My deepest condolences….I am so very sad that Heather passed. Big hugs and I would cry with you if I were there. Sincerely, Sue and Michael

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  2. Santé, Heather! Safe travels sweet pup.

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  3. Wendy Harrington

    So sorry to hear of Heather’s passing. I know she must have had a great doggy life with you two!

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  4. bill richardson, sr

    Very sorry about Heather. She was a family member that will be missed.

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  5. Thinking of both of you during this hard time. I know you will miss Heather.

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  6. What a lovely tribute to a special little lady!

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  7. So sorry for your loss — you put so much effort into making it possible for Heather to be with you in France, and now this…

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  8. melissa hall

    Oh my goodness, there are no words, I am in tears, I have spent hours reading your blog and feel like I know Heather!! I am so glad she got to enjoy France with you all and I am so sorry for the loss I know you will forever feel.

    We are also leaving from Atlanta and it agonizes me to think I am “checking” my Cole as luggage. I really can’t find much info on the logistics. I have the crate, he has his appointment for the USDA, it is the actually taking him to the airport and seeing that he gets on and off that plane that I can’t find info on.

    I did not see a post about her actual flight experience. If you have any words of wisdom that would be wonderful but if you prefer not to revisit it I more than understand. Melissa

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