May 1, 2006

a dog of a tail...

Act One

Guy meets gal.

Guy and gal get married.

Guy and gal find a dog.

Guy and dog beg gal to keep dog.

Gal says yes.

Dog gets spoiled.


Act Two

Guy and gal become pregnant.

Guy and gal have boy.

Dog doesn't know how to respond.

Dog realizes babies drop food.

Dog gets spoiled.

Act Three

Guy and gal become pregnant again.

Guy and gal have another boy.

Dog doesn't know how to respond.

Dog realizes babies and toddlers drop food.

Dog gets a double-portion of spoiling.

Act Four

Guy and gal and boy and boy have to move.

The dog can't come with.

No one knows how to respond.

Older lady - a stranger - becomes the dog's caretaker.

Older lady spoils the dog.

Guy and gal and boy and boy miss the dog.

Guy and gal and boy and boy weep... for a year.


Act Five

Today...

today.

Guy and gal and boy and boy hop in van.

Guy and gal and boy and boy go to older lady's house.

Dog and boy reunite.

Joy. Tears. Excitement. Change.

Guy feels incredible. "I fixed a heart," he thinks.

Guy and gal and boy and boy and dog drive away.

Older lady cries.

Guy feels awful. "I broke a heart," he thinks.

Guy and gal and boy and boy and dog arrive home.

Guy opens up the backyard fence...

and everyone plays.

Everyone is joyful.

Everyone is tearful.

Everyone is spoiled.

4 comments:

kaitie t. said...

aw...i miss my dog too...and i can't imagine not having her for a year...congrats!

jack said...

I love "love stories".

Enjoy.

Jessie said...

I love shories with happy endings...I know she loved taking care of CK and spoiling him! Glad you could reunite with your pup!

Tony Myles said...

Thanks, Jessie... also for the times you dog sat, too. :)

B.J. was more than a blessing to us... we want to become a blessing to her. Let us know if you have any ideas.