Dear Winston

Dear Winston,

Precious boy, just a note to let you know how much I love you. I know you don’t love me yet, but I hope you like me. Even a little bit. Love will come later. It’s something that’s earned. Like trust. And respect.

Two weeks ago yesterday, we took one look at you wriggling with your siblings and we were hooked. You spoke to our souls. And we, I guess, spoke to yours.

Two weeks ago you couldn’t stand a collar much less a leash. Now you’re confidently walking along sniffing the world. Ready to grow, to be curious and to teach us a thing or two.

Two weeks ago you entered your new house as if you’d always lived here. Maybe you have.

Welcome home little man! The Dad Peep and I, your Peepstress, have your back. Be happy. Be healthy. Be yourself. You’re home.

 

About The Scottie Chronicles

Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a dog blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. He would have been 11 years old in March 2017. The Scottie Chronicles is dedicated to Stuart and the joy he shared with everyone who met him or saw him from afar. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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17 Responses to Dear Winston

  1. theguster says:

    Beautiful. Just beautiful. Your hearts are full once again.
    God Bless!

  2. WestScott says:

    Wow – another beautiful post that I read while at work and the waterworks started. Happy tears, of course. I fully understand your sentiments about Winston and the love you feel. And he loves you, he just needs to figure out how to express it, which he’ll eventually do. Great video! Hugs and kisses to Winston!!!

  3. Kismet says:

    It took Kali a while-but she was knocked around a bit before we got her.

  4. Banks and Sherlock says:

    There he is….our Buddy. Winston. We are so happy that you picked your Peeps home to be your forever home. Come play with us! We can all get into so much mischief together!

    Banks and Sherlock

  5. bentley2 says:

    What a great statement of truth.
    It makes me smile to see your family happy again.
    Bentley

  6. that was a wonderful letter… and I’m so glad that you found a soulmate…we know it somehow when the one for us is there… ;o)))

  7. He is a handsome, handsome boy, and I like his bark. Sounds,as if you have made a great deal of progress!

  8. Leah and Sweet DeeDee 😍 says:

    Head over heels! Just head over heels . . . I’m right there with you! 💙

  9. rjkeyedup says:

    Aarooool… what a cutie patootie! So much love is going on in your house… how wonderful. You will get to a point of being overwhelmed with how much you love this new little guy – and he will soon feel the same! Know that Stuart and Bobo are looking over you all and smiling to see more scottie play going on in your house!

  10. nordhuesn says:

    Welcome home Winston….one lucky pooch and even more lucky Peeps!

  11. corkscot says:

    Shelby agreed with whatever you said. Sid and Sophie did not react.

  12. Mr.H. says:

    Such a sweet note. Scotties have such old souls!

  13. fergusnguinness says:

    Mom has been away awhile and just got caught up with your story about finding Winston and now he is your furkid. She can relate exactly to what you have experienced with the loss of Stuart. I, Fergus left for the RBB in Jan. and Guinness went in Sept, 16 so Mom has wrestled with her grief. We filled her heart to overflowing, but one day in late July she was looking at photos of us and found herself smiling instead of tearing up. The decision was made but she had to wait for little Rocky to be old enough to move in with her and Dad. She drove all the way from PA to Idaho for his little wheaten highness. Yes, he will rule the roost. That is until Wallace comes next week to join the fun. One thing we taught her is two is better than one. Welcome Winston, Mom sends her love to you and your peeps.

    • OOOHHHHH! Words can’t tell you how my heart breaks for you. I’m so very happy for your precious family additions! Thank you for your kind words. Stay in touch!

      • fergusnguinness says:

        We needed to mention that when our staff drove over the mountain west of Cheyenne, WY, there was a double rainbow bright and intense ahead of them. They quickly figured out it was both of us telling them we approve the new kids in the home.

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