In loving memory and unending gratitude for all he taught us, for all he continues to remind us, and for all the wonderful people he brought into our lives
CH Alki's Magnus Espressos Himself, HCT, TT
March 8, 2000 ~ February 23, 2006
We miss you ~ brave, sweet,
Magnificent D-Dog, we miss you so
A ship at my side spreads his white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean.
He is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch him until at length he hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and sky come to mingle with each other.
Then someone at
my side says: "There, he is gone!"
Gone from my sight. That is all.
He is just as large in mast and hull and spar as he was when he left my side and he is just as able to bear his load of living freight to his destined port. His diminished size is in me, not in him.
And just at the moment when someone at my side says: "There, he is gone!" there are other eyes watching him coming, and other voices ready to take up the glad shout:
"Here he comes!"
And that is