This Christmas is the first time without my Penny. For those of you that know me well, know how much my precious Penny meant to me. Although she could be grouchy at times, she was so lovable! I could always depend on Penny to wait for me by the door when I arrived home from a long day at work. This past July we lost her after being part of our family for 11 years. It was sudden and unexpected, and although my son only knew her for seven years, she was all he talked about. As this holiday season approaches, we remember the times she spent sleeping under the Christmas tree! How much she loved that.
Recently I took this picture of my son sitting by the tree with his new puppy, Snowball. Although, he can never take Penny’s place in my heart, I am grateful that this little ball of white fur is here to be my son’s companion. All I want for Christmas is for my son to be happy…. and this image shows me that he is!