was life and color..a constant companion for the last decade.
He was given to us in mid August of 2001 and yesterday this August we said our goodby's.
I'd sensed his time was drawing near, so I began to watch him closly.
Suddenly, his breathing became fast and labored by late afternoon. So I grabbed him from his perch, put him on my chest then whispered a prayer. My husband made it over just in time to kiss his head before he gently closed his eyes. We were amazed at how peaceful and quickly he'd passed.. that we could be there.
He reminded me of a little fairy who loved to interact with everyone. I didn't take him outside much..
Only he's free now~
And so too-
"Remember him--before the silver cord is severed, or the golden bowl is broken; before the pitcher is shattered at the spring,