Tonight we lost one of the great dogs of my life. My Alli. Taken too soon at just 8 years of age. We encountered Alli on the way home from a trip to Mt Buller with Susanne (Dantatter) during her trip out here in 2006. A random stop that started an amazing set of events. Susanne had never owned a dog and for an hour or so Alli was actually hers! But once handed over to Jamie it was evident whose dog companion she really was. My heeler was getting on and we convinced Jamie to get her and Susanne and I went over and collected her. Alli went to work with Jamie every day and was his constant companion. When Jamie died, Alli was instrumental (along with Terra and the horses) in keeping me on this earth. A fun, crazy, and sometimes frustrating, but loyal and obedient dog that I adored. She watched over me with sincere patience and concern and licked away my tears or goaded me into action when I was down. Alli was "out of sorts" one morning when I came home from work. Prior to t
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There I was, happily tatting along on a project I started way back in 2011 and feeling pretty darn good about it all when..... CRASH! BANG!!! CRAP CRAP CRAP ( an other assorted naughty words....) TOTALLY messed this one up LOL Not all is lost though. I didn't like the thread anyway so I am restarting this one in Cordonet Special...Stay tuned. The fleet will continue it's journey....