An Old Dog
old, tired-looking dog wandered into the yard. I could tell from his
collar (though no tags) and well-fed belly and clean that he had a home.
He followed me into the house, down the hall, and
promptly fell asleep on the couch.
dogs didn't seem to mind him. He seemed like a good dog and I was OK
with him, so I let him nap. An hour later he ambled to the door and I
let him out.
next day he was back, resumed his position on the couch, and slept for
continued for days. Curious, I pinned a note to his collar: "Every
afternoon your dog comes to my house for a nap. I don't mind but want to
be sure it's OK with you."
next day he arrived with a different note pinned to his collar.
lives in a home with six children -- all boys. I'm sure he's just trying
to catch up on his sleep. May
I come with him tomorrow?"