Thoughts on the last night of 2009

Woos & a-roos, Jack here.

I'm letting Mom do a post cause I think its kinda nice, even if it seems a bit pensive (mom said that's a good word for this). Im working on pawing a little more upbeat post fur a little later this evening- closer to 10 pm-- I'll be back, Jack!

On the occasion of a Blue Moon

Tonight, a Blue Moon, a rare occurrence of
two full moons in one month, ends the decade
on this last day of the year 2009.

Our Blue Moon Star, a rare and precious presence,
has gone forever from our sight, taking her
place in the stars in 2009.

My mind, seeking to make sense of it all,
sees this Blue Moon as a fitting tribute by Fate,
to mark the end of the "Blue Moon Star era" of our lives.

A New Year will bring new blessings and
new challenges, but tonight, I miss her, and tears
for my Blue Moon Star fall in the light of a Blue Moon.

It's been a rough year for the dogs with blogs, (and kitties, too), so many have crossed the Rainbow Bridge leaving broken-hearted families to carry on without them. Even as I write this, I just read of two more who have taken leave.

Please set aside a moment of silence this evening to remember and bless each and every pet whose paw prints are pressed into our hearts, whose soft fur and warm breath is only a memory away, who sit at the Bridge patiently waiting for that day when we come to join them. They took so little space on the earth, but filled all the space in our hearts.

God bless and God speed, sweet friends.
We will not forget you.

The family of Blue Moon Star, and Jack


Phred said...

Beautiful Thoughts to say G-Bye to 2009.

May ALL our departed FurKids be
Remembered with Love and Fondness -
and may they Rest In Peace at
The Bridge and North of The Bridge.

With Love ...

JackDaddy said...

There have been a lot of husky dogs who come to the puppy park lately. Boy, do they like to talk! But they are all very nice and beautiful (except for one puppy who is not very nice, but he's still beautiful!)

Suka said...

What wonderful words to end 2009!

Happy Woof New Year!


Ginger Jasper said...

Beautiful pensive post.. Said with love and feeling.. We have lost so many fur friends and we have also made so many I am so happy to have been privilaged to meet the lovely Star, even if only for a short while.. Happy New Year and hoping it is a good one for all.. Love GJ xx

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

We understand the special need fur such a pensive post...

Mom is leaking after reading this along with me...

They are tears fur all of us who have lost special furiends this year...

We are furry happy to have gotten to meet some in furson too!

Enjoy your snow!
I'm sitting in mine as I paw this!

I'll be looking fur a special Blue Moon Star tonight!

Khyra, Khousin Merdie, and Phyll

The OP Pack said...

We thought of Star when we heard the news story about the blue moon. We will be thinking about our sweet Dakota and Star and Tori tonight and all the other pets who had to leave us too soon this year.

Happy New Year to you and your family and wishes from us to you for a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year.

Woos, Phantom and Thunder

Huffle Mawson said...

It has been a very difficult year for so many.

ra_husky said...

well put... going out to walk soon and will give a special howl out for Star,

Elyse K said...

Jack and Hu-Mom, this is a very lovely pensive post for the end of 2009. It's cloudy in Chicago tonight so I'm not sure how much of the moon I can see ... so I'll light some candles for Blue Moon Star and for Tori, too. And my wish for Jack, Hu-Mom and family is a healthy, happy, joyful 2010. I saw a Sibe calendar at Borders yesterday, and thought of woo!

Happy New-woo Year,
Love and hugs,

Biloxi and Siber-sibs said...

HaRoooo! Maw's eyes are furry leaky.
Dat was a bee-wootiful tribute.
We be sending kissies to all our fur-friends who crossed da Rainbow Bridge and to my siblings dat I never got to meet. May dey dance among the stars and da bee-wootiful Northern Lights tonight and efurry night as we scan da heavens.

Happy New Year 2010!

Wild Dingo said...

sigh. woo. sigh. we would never know love without sadness.

Loki, Juno & Wild Dingo

The Army of Four said...

That's beautiful, Jack!
Here's to a happy, healthy 2010.
Play bows,

Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

It's been an especially rough year for you and we hope that 2010 is much better!

Steve and Kat

Noll's Nip said...

Beautiful post. I hope you found peace and connection to your lovely blue moon Star when you saw its light.

Anonymous said...

That was a wonderful post, thank woo for sharing.

WOOOO woo rar rar rar,
Kayla and Maebe