Sunday, March 24, 2013

Sandy [1997 – 2013]
From America to Italy
Descanse en Pace.


Sandy Gibney 
1997 – 2013 
America – Italy 
Descanse en Pace.

Brutus Maximus, Grace Jones, Zeus, Diva and all my other canine and feline friends welcome you warmly to your new life.

A thought about a dog: 

This soldier, I realized, must have had friends at home and in his regiment; yet he lay there deserted by all except his dog. I looked on, unmoved, at battles which decided the future of nations. Tearless, I had given orders which brought death to thousands. Yet here I was stirred, profoundly stirred, stirred to tears. And by what? By the grief of one dog. 

Napoleon Bonaparte, on finding a dog beside the body of his dead master, licking his face and howling, on a moonlit field after a battle. Napoleon was haunted by this scene until his own death.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very beautiful and moving.