Saturday, November 24, 2007

The Passing of a Legend - Albert Einstein

It happened a while ago, so a lot of the sting has subsided by now, but it was a very sad day for the entire family (especially Kyle and me) when Albert Einstein, our world record setting goldfish, passed away.

We'll probably never know what the cause of death was. He was sick for about a week, during which we tried everything - antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial medicine. None of it curbed his steady decline.

We felt so deeply about Albert, that we spend an entire afternoon crafting a gravestone for him out of clay. We had a nice little ceremony for him. In the tribute to Albert, we dedicated all future Fish School successes to his memory. We wish he'd lived long enough to see the new R2 Fish School Training System, and all the exciting developments that have happened since then.

On the bright side, Comet has picked up the torch, and has proven to be every bit as good a pupil in Fish School as the our first, unforgetable fish, Albert Einstein. May he rest in peace.