Sallie

30 Apr

I said good-bye to my dear, sweet Sallie Allie Blackboer today.

I will never forget when she was a baby and I was still taking pictures with film and I got back a print that had these orbs covering her.  She was standing over her aunt and cousin’s graves.  Her mom is on the left, and her cousin Kizzy is on the right.  I always believed she had guardian angels with her.

Annie, Sallie and Kizzy

She was always a devoted maa.

Sallie and daughter, Polka Sallie Annie

Farewell, Sallie Allie.

8 Responses to “Sallie”

  1. scotiaspinner April 30, 2018 at 4:53 pm #

    Oh no! Not Sallie! That is so sad. She was one of my favourites (don’t tell the others!) It never gets any easier.

    • Teresa April 30, 2018 at 5:14 pm #

      It doesn’t. And they all keep getting older. The vet checked Vixen while he was here and thought spring and grass might help her condition improve. I do hope so. (He also chuckled and the wimpy Xerxes racing across the paddock while Fionn had his hoof trimmed.)

  2. anotherday2paradise April 30, 2018 at 5:15 pm #

    So sad for you. Sallie looks like a very kind ‘person’. I’m sure she had a wonderful life with you. 🤗

  3. becca givens April 30, 2018 at 5:21 pm #

    😦

  4. Mindy Jorpeland April 30, 2018 at 6:06 pm #

    So sorry to hear this! It’s always hard to lose any of our fur family.

  5. janicead April 30, 2018 at 8:45 pm #

    So very sorry.

  6. Jeanne April 30, 2018 at 9:39 pm #

    Teresa, I’m so sorry! Sallie has always been one of my favorites. She was so beautiful!

  7. Margaret Birding For Pleasure May 1, 2018 at 1:37 am #

    How sad however I know she had a wonderful life on your farm.

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