Schooner 11x14 Commissioned Memorial Portrait ©Shelly Burden
Schooner, a New Years Eve baby, was Crystal's much loved, spunky and devoted companion. Crystal shared some wonderful images showing their unique history and there were a few that stood out. But saw this particular pose, with Schooners inquisitive yet somewhat relaxed look and I just couldn’t resist. The little show of tooth is adorable with the otherwise regal stance-so uniquely boxerish!

Crystal said this about her keepsake: "Oh my've
overwhelmed me again with those eyes and his adoring face! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! You've truly captured my precious Schoondiggity as I'd want to remember him.