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Honoring Biscuit: Biscuit’s Trip to Vermont

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller

This past spring, we took a trip to Vermont with Biscuit.  Unknown to us at that time, this trip turned out to be our last trip with Biscuit.  We had many other places that we had planned to travel together — Biscuit traveled very well and he loved going with us on adventures!  My intention was to share the Vermont images on the blog upon our return.  However, in June our priority was addressing Biscuit’s health issues to the best of our ability, and after Biscuit passed away, it was extremely difficult for me to edit and work on these images.  I have finally completed editing these images after working on a few at a time consistently over the course of the past month.  The finality of Biscuit’s passing is very difficult — accepting that I will never be able to photograph Biscuit, my muse, again.  Perhaps, this is why it took me so long to complete these images.  Doug and I greatly miss our precious little Biscuit.

Doug, Biscuit, and I had a wonderful time together in Vermont and we will forever treasure these memories.  Just by looking at Biscuit’s face and smile he exuded contentment and happiness.  Doug and I are so grateful for meeting our little Biscuit.  He changed our lives forever — in ways that we could not have imagined.  We are also very grateful and thankful that we were able to make a trip to Vermont and the Orvis flagship store as Biscuit represented the Orvis Petfinder Commitment.

Most of all, we hope that Biscuit’s wonderful rescue story inspires others to consider rescuing and adopting a furry family member.  There are so many dogs/animals who need a second chance like Biscuit.  Doug and I are thankful that we were a part of Biscuit’s journey.  We know that Biscuit will send us the ‘right’ sheltie dog who is also in need of a second chance similar to Biscuit.

Below is a small sampling of photographs from our last trip together with our little Biscuit to Vermont.  We all had a grand time together!


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Biscuit you are forever imprinted in our hearts.  We love you with all our hearts.  You will always be the most perfect and handsome sheltie dog ever!

2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Anonymous #

    Beautiful photographs….precious memories.

    September 10, 2013
  2. Pat Pope #

    Thanks for sharing these great photos. It must have been very emotional for you to work with them. Biscuit seemed the perfect model.

    September 10, 2013

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