Goodbye Mandy

© Barbara Helgason

Goodbye Mandy

Uploaded: June 18, 2007 12:07:58


"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really." ~Agnes Sligh Turnbull~

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: +2/3, Exposure Time: 1/20, Flash: flash fired, ISO: 100, White Balance: manual white balance, Focal Length: 50mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT


Louise Kumpf June 18, 2007

My condolences on losing your sweet Mandy. Thank you for sharing her with us through your beautiful photos which show the obvious love the two of you shared. #675978

Sharon C. Hinze June 18, 2007

So very sad....such a beautiful girl! We still miss our little chow we lost two years ago so with deep sympathy our thoughts are with you. S #4409764

Paul Michko June 18, 2007 very sad you hear, Barbara. My sincere condolences. They become such a part of our lives. #4409948

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 18, 2007

Oh, I'm so sorry, Barbara. I hate it when they go. What a beautiful tribute to your little one. #4410063

Mary Clarke June 18, 2007

Sorry for your sad time Barbara, I know what that feels like. Surround yourself with all the good memories. Lovely image to remember her by. #4410090

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 18, 2007

A wonderful tribute Barbara.... I am sorry to hear of your loss. I am sure that you have many great memories that will be with you and in your heart forever! Jeff #4410318

Heather L. Haderly June 18, 2007

Sorry for your loss Barbara, She was a beautiful girl. #4410413

Dot K. June 18, 2007

it's always so sad when it's time for our pets to move on. Sorry for your loss, looks like she was a sweet little dog. You have a great shot of her here to remember her by, #4410744

donnalee cataldo June 23, 2007

What a beautiful little dog. So sweet. They put so much joy into our lives, don't they? I'm sorry for your loss. Great photo of a beautiful and very sweet looking dog.
Donna #4429385

Susan Fox June 25, 2007

Just saw this in Editors pick. I am so sorry Barbara :-( Hugs from me and Jasper. #4436954

Pamela Shane June 25, 2007

Oh Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss of Mandy. I know how you feel, they are
part of our families. You, & yours are
in my prayers, & heart. Such a beautiful
portrait, & tribute. #4436956

Joy Rector June 26, 2007

she's beautiful. I am so sorry, I know the sorrow well. #4439710

Sharon Day level-classic June 26, 2007

Mandy was such a cutie, Barbara! We'll all miss her adorable portraits. I hope you feel better soon! #4439728

Laura Clay-Ballard June 26, 2007

Oh, Barbara! She will be missed by so many of us. My heart is breaking for you. Such a cutie pie. Bless your heart. #4439829

Barbara Helgason June 26, 2007

Thank you everyone. We miss her so much, more than I could put into words. I think only other dog lovers can possibly relate. So many moments in every day, in so many different ways I think of her. My only comfort is that we gave her a wonderful long life and alot of love and that she went very peacefully and that we all had a chance to say goodbye. I just wish she could have had one more summer.... she loved summers, the warmth, the sunshine, keeping me company in the garden.... #4442207

Jill Flynn July 24, 2007

Barbara, I am so sorry to hear this news. My heart goes out to you and your family. Your beautiful Mandy will live in your heart forever. Cry and smile and count yourself as one of the lucky ones to know what it's like to share their life with animals. This is a beautiful and sweet portrait. Makes me smile just looking at it. Take care. #4551564

Joan Kocak July 25, 2007

Jill said it well....CONGRATS on this beautiful portrait~ #4554038

Amanda Chapman July 25, 2007

She'll forever live on in your heart and on ♥

Congratulations on a well deserve finalist! #4554208

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2007 sorry for your loss of sweet Mandy, Barbara! I sure will remember her. Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #4554579

Judyann Plante July 25, 2007

So happy to see this beautiful tribute to Mandy here, Barbara. Congratulations! #4555989

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Barbara. You sure did pick one of her for a winner. Good luck in the next round. #4556356

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congrats Babrara on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #4560474

Susan Candelario July 26, 2007

Barbara I am so sorry for your loss. Congrats on this great Finalist!!! #4560859

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Oh I am so sorry you lost Mandy, Barbara she was so beautiful and I know you will miss her. Congrats on a finalist on her final capture. Remember her forever. #4563561

Chris Ebben August 26, 2007

So terribly sorry to read your sad news, just remember all the good times you shared. My Kody, is 14 today & I'm dreading when anything happens to her, I just have to keep putting it out of my mind. Keep smiling=^..^= #4702057

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