Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 08:47 AM.

Yes, I know, it sounds strange, but then when you think about it, there is a good reason.

My first dog was a big black Standard Poodle – his name was “Baldwin.”  One of the original German rocket scientists helped me name him.  Baldwin simply means “bold friend.” 

And that is exactly what he was…

Baldwin guarded the house, he guarded the children and he loved riding in the car.  Honestly, I think he just loved being around people he knew and could protect.

Therefore, in the back of my worn out car is a box, with a bag in it.  The sealed bag contains Baldwin’s remains.

Folks put ashes on the mantle, in fancy boxes and bottles – I figured I would put him where he enjoyed being.  In my opinion, it would be riding in the car with me.

I loved my dog and he loved me.  I think I will just let him ride with me until it’s my time to go and I’ll take him with me.

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