Riley, Golden RetrieverHe was seventeen.
We lived together those many years, never apart.
My closest & constant companion--my only companion.
He was the object of my affection and recipient of
He was always happy to see me
when others weren't. Always wanted to be at my side, when others didn't.
Always willing and eager to walk about & travelTo Mexico—we went
depending on each other. A bond, a team
a beloved friend.
So quiet in the house. So empty, so alone.