Do you get into routines? I do. One routine I have is I like to take an afternoon walk at a small bit of protected land about a mile from my cottage on Cape Cod. I have been bringing Fiyero along for a while but more recently I also bring idina – I didn’t in the past because I couldn’t handle both of them by myself, though as they age they are a little easier to take care of. The dogs love their afternoon walk.
The other day I planned on taking the dogs out for a short time, running some errands and then doing the walk in the woods. I left the house and Fiyero sat down beside the car and stared at the door. He wouldn’t budge. He knew it was afternoon and time for his walk in the woods. Oh well, I caved and took them for their walk first. Same thing the next day. He had been out a half a dozen times, but when I went out at 3:30 PM, he sat down in front of the car door and wouldn’t budge until I let him in the car. (Note – I get off work at 3:30, so that’s when I take them.)
I have my routines. We all do. But Fiyero’s routines seem even deeper set than mine. “Daddy, it’s 3:30, it’s time for my walk in the woods, let’s go!”
So that was my smile for the week, a stubborn dog set on following his routine 3:30 walk in the woods.
What made you smile this week?
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