Oh Snap.

And now for a behind the scenes ceramic animal related story. While we were working on this

… this happened:

Since I’m still not ready to talk (or write) about it in depth, here’s John’s depiction of how the tragedy occurred:

Alas, my favorite giant ceramic dog (snagged from HomeGoods three years ago for just 29 bucks) sadly lost his face. In the words of the world’s most famous blogger, it sucked and then I cried.

Yes, there’s a candle lit vigil in progress. Goodbye Mr. Ceramic Dog. You were a wonderful pet. Never had to clean up after you once. Until this happened.

I might try to glue him back together (although some of the pieces are pretty tiny). Until then I’ll be found shaking, crying, and whispering “why?”

Just kidding, I’ll live.

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  1. Kristina says

    I am so sorry. I bet you are so upset, and then a bit guilty for being as upset as you are. (that’s how I usually react) It’s ok to mourn. Just try not to blame John too much ;).

  2. Megan S. says

    Oh no Sherry!!! We all know how much you loved that ceramic dog, I remember reading about how you were worried about it during the move.

    Forgive me on a side note, I totally LOL’d at John’s little drawing of what happened.

    Hopefully, you can find another pet to grace your hall?

    Big hugs!

  3. Lorrie says

    OMG….I feel your pain! He was lovely and actually, I have been searching for one every since I saw yours.

    I did see a crackle finished one at Pier One this last weekend, but alas, he was a light aqua turquoise color. He was quite charming, but his price was not….$60 big ones.

  4. says

    I know I shouldn’t laugh. I cried a vast amount of pregnancy-hormone-induced, but very real tears over a favorite bowl a few months ago. I know I shouldn’t laugh, but you kind of made that funny. Not like my bowl, which was so not funny.

  5. says

    So sorry to hear about your loss! I had something similar happen to a ceramic sculpture a friend had given us as a wedding present. Lots of hot glue later, it still lives with us, but for a few hours there, I felt your pain!

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