Yesterday afternoon, I went to over to see BFF Debbie. We cosied up on her couch, and had this snugglepup to keep us company:
Can you believe that I was once terrified of Bailey?!
It’s true! Nothing personal, Bailey. I have been scared of dogs as far back as I can remember (and cats, and guinea pigs, and horses, and birds…you get the picture!).
But dogs, especially, have made me jumpy and skittery.
I do remember a couple of bad experiences, as a child, with big dogs jumping up on me. And while running – Bechtel Park is esp bad for this – I’ve had off-leash dogs run right at me, something not much appreciated.
Years ago, when BFF Debbie and I would visit at her place, she would have to put Bailey down in the basement before I came over, I was so scared! When we’d go walking, Bailey would be muzzled on his leash, and Debbie would keep herself steadfastly in the middle of Bailey and me. I’ve always appreciated Deb’s sensitivity and understanding.
But over the years, little by little, Bailey’s settled down, I’ve mellowed, and now I genuinely
look forward to don’t mind when Bailey greets me at the door, and wants a nose rub.
Debbie and I had been planning to take Bails for a walk today, but the rainy weather pushed us to indoor visiting, instead…
…and the opportunity to Bond With BRIAN!!! 🙂
Debbie PVRs Cityline daily, so she picked an episode from the vault. Of course, Brian was Choice #1!!
Not quite as good as seeing him live, but it’ll do in a pinch.
This episode aired the day before The Royal Wedding; Brian was in fine form!
What a great afternoon of TV time, catching up, and curling up. Thanks for the fun visit, Debbie and Bailey…and Brian!
What’s your doggie-disposition? I do have a dog, you know!…
Tiki has been in the family for years…(I named him after Tiki Barber, yes). I think he’s adorable, and he’s just the perfect dog for me!
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