I’ve never had kids, but I am a doting doggie daddy. We’ve had Katie for a little over two and a half years now, and she’s an absolutely beautiful, sweet-tempered dog. I spend a lot of time trying to ‘communicate’ with her. I’m ‘sure’ she loves me, and I’m ‘sure’ she knows I love her – but it would be great to just have a few sentences in a common language to express it directly. Alas, it’s not to be – it’s not quite the way we were designed. We just have to ‘know‘ the love is there.
She has various ailments – so I sometimes have to poke, prod, check, and apply ointments. She just stands there patiently. She doesn’t understand what I’m doing, but she ‘knows‘ I’m trying to help her.
Just now I was noticing her limp a little, and I felt her shoulders and noticed a significant difference in the warmth over one of her shoulders as compared to the other. What was she thinking? Maybe she thought Continue reading