Friday, October 19, 2012

~ jesse ~

 jessup tamu rafiki
 (swahili- jesse a gentle friend)

12-7-2004 ~ 10-19-2012

jesse j
the moose
boo-boo bear
paaa-ooch
 jesse-no
 jessepup

jesse's illness had a terminal destination. we did not want to wait until he laid unable to move, could not bark a last bark of excitement,  or have to be carried lethargic, in pain, panting his last breath, to the rainbow bridge. 

jesse left us with a sparkle in eyes, a wag in his tail, and, although weakened, bounce to his step

this morning bunny and I escorted Jesse to his new destination with a  love that filled the skies and a thank you, that can never be expressed with words, for being my friend.

a few days of quiet reflection, then we celebrate his life~

margeaux, steve, tiera "the cat," and "bunnie"




32 comments:

  1. Oh my God have I read this correctly? Am I seeing things? I re read this four times. I don't know what to say. Our love and best wishes to you all. We wish Jessej as happy journey to the other side where all will be well. I am so sad at your news.
    Best wishes Molly

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  2. Truly sory to read this, both Tracey and I are in tears, our Berners send their love to you and we know that JesseJ will be missed by so many people, those that met him and those that read about his adventures. The Dolyhir Clan will howl at the moon for Jesse. Montana will greet him at the end of the rainbow bridge.

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    1. thank you for helping me over this as is montana and the others we have loved helping jesse. and watching the new ones grow gives my heart a lift as well. not sure exactly how, but BernerTails (as promised to jesse) will not end here. give the GB gang snuggles

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  3. Sending you our loving thoughts during this difficult time. (We're furends of Molly the Wally).

    May your sweet Jesse J. be running free at the Bridge.

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

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  4. We are so so sorry for your loss. Tears are coming to my mommy's eyes as we read this. We haven't been keeping up with our friends' blogs and we just happened to glance at Molly The Wally's post and saw this. Momma says it's the hardest thing in the world when you have to say goodbye to your pup and even harder when they are relatively young like Jesse. Our thoughts are with you.

    Garth and his mom Rebecca

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    1. Garth, just keep up your fun stories and such, for i will be around as will jesse, inside my heart- BernerTails has many more stories...untold.

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  5. I am sure Jessie is thankful that you helped him to enjoy his life and then make his final journey before things got bad for him. It leaves a giant hole in our hearts, but it is a final mercy that we grant our beloved pets. I had to put down my mastiff just three weeks ago. The range of emotion is extraordinary. Just take it a day at a time.

    Mango Momma

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    1. Dexter, i've been thinking about that, my heart is so full of the love jesse filled it with and the memories he gave me and those of previous friends that it couldn't possibly have an empty place. but i do agree the range of emotion is extraordinary, not sure there is anything else like it. my thoughts to you with your recent loss as well. thanks for your words and understanding.

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  6. Hi I'm really sorry to hear about my pal jesse j, i think jesse was one of my first followers when i started blogging. You will be deerly missed in blogville, gone but never forgotten. If you ever need to chat drop me an email.

    R.I.P. jesse j.

    Your best pal Sheba.

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    1. sheba and family, this is not goodbye for i shall always visit your blog and read it aloud for all in the ethereal plane to hear. you have given jesse and i many stories and book suggestions i am addicted. not sure exactly how i will present it but BernerTails will go on (i promised jesse) with stories...untold and those to come. hugs to you my sweet sheba.

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  7. A river of tears are flowing,
    a heart is broken.
    The most amazing love
    has been taken.
    Across the Rainbow Bridge
    he has flown
    I'm so glad JesseJ
    to have known.
    My heart will be
    forever his.
    His love I will
    forever miss.


    Goodbye my sweetest love.

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    1. "love you" jesse's sweet welsh queen- i still have you even though you are miles away.

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  8. I heard your sad news from Fizz and Molly. So sorry for your loss xxx

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    1. thank you so much beautiful Misaki, there is so much gained by knowing jesse that there really isn't a loss- just a new path. (least that is what i keep telling myself those moments when i mess him until i fill that space with memories) hugs to you!!!

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  9. Margeaux & Steve,
    I am so, so, so sorry to hear of the passing of Jesse. I enjoyed reading of his adventures and bunnie chasing.

    My thoughts are with you both.

    Brooke & the ruled by paws gang

    http://www.ruledbypaws.ca

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    1. hey guys, thank you. we will be around reading your adventures too.

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  10. margeaux, steve, tiera "the cat," and "bunnie"....
    Words cannot express my emotions right now. The worst part about being a part of a canine community such as Blogville, is that there will be losses. My heart is breaking. For you. Please understand that with jessej's passing, I, too, feel as though I've lost a dear Friend.
    After all, I earned not one, but two awards from sweet Jessej.... Plus his/your comments on my Blog were always so wonderful. Thank-you. It was so nice to have known your dog's Friendship.
    He will be missed. My thoughts are with you....
    --Raelyn and Rose

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    1. Raelyn & Rose, thank you so much, i know your hearts are heavy- but remember, jesse's and my soul will cross paths again, i felt it when i first saw him as a puppy (not looking for a new puppy) and felt the connection throughout our earthly time together. i love reading your blog (although it is sometimes hard getting past the comments doorway- ha!) i have my own blog but have decided to keep this one up and running for there are many stories that jesse did not tell that are fun. then later when we are at the ranch full time, there will be another berner with tails of their own- and their own blog which can link to this.

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  11. So very sorry for your loss.
    Run free sweet boy.
    Dip Bridge Elliot and Lynne x

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    1. thank you sweet Dip- and happy birthday to you!!!

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  12. Wun fwee bootiful, gentle fwiend. Jessie you wewe so loved all toow days..yoow family didn't want you to huwt anymowe..i know theiw heawts huwt, but the love fow you will help them heal
    Soochie fawell, till we meet ovew the bwidge someday
    Love
    Asta

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    1. thanks you so much Asta, btw I grew up with terriers like you, my mother raised them... you are an awesome breed- but sorry, just a little bit too little for me, i kinds of like the big guys. sending a few smooches your way. jesse's M

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  13. Hi I've just awarded you the Super Sweet Blogging Award you can collect it here http://ian-mydogshebaslifestory.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/super-sweet-blogging-award.html I hope you don't mind.

    Sheba.

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    1. absolutely not, i will be by in the am to pick it up. as i said....berner tails will stay active....thanks!

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  14. Cant believe how fast this all happened but I hope that my M & D will be strong enough to make such a difficult decision when the time comes. Jesse had some wonderful adventures and can now run free over Rainbow bridge.
    Woofs and tears (from M)
    Cadbury

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    1. thanks cadbury & M- he has some pawsome friends here too~ we love hearing about your adventures and will continue to be a part of your life. M

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  15. Soft husky woooos,

    RA, Isis & Nanük

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    1. hugs to you... he will miss hearing your stories, i still will read them aloud in hopes he hears.

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  16. I'm so sorry we have missed this, we truly are. Mum is feeling so sorry for you, but she said that you will meet Jesse again at the bridge.

    sleep tight sweet one
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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