What is going on?
I stay away for a few days and everything changes.
Took me ages to find the dashboard.
I am sitting here dripping with perspiration.
Damn this place is more humid than I remember.
Our fan stays on permanently.
So we went to the SPCA to fetch the new family member.
My Stepdad and I went.
He who is in his 90th year.
My Dad not the dog.
She had been spayed that morning.
I would never have guessed.
When I was spayed I hobbled around for two weeks.
She bounced around like a beach ball.
We put her on the back seat and my Dad got in the back with her.
She decided she wanted to sit in the front with me and squeezed between the seats.
When I told her to get in the back she put her head under my arm and just sat there.
I, eventually, had to get into the back and then she came to join me.
My Dad then held her there with the lead.
She spent most of the trip home draped across his lap.
When we got home we introduced the two dogs.
They wagged tails and did the sniffing of bum bit.
I thought “great”
Then all hell broke loose.
There was snarling and growling and yelling.
I hate to use some strong words.
On the humans.
Despite all the noise there was no blood.
The dogs were simply trying to establish the pecking order.
Goldie is the aggressor.
I think Jasmine would love to be friends.
I have been taking Jasmine in every evening but I have kept her on the lead.
I also go in armed with a rolled up newspaper.
Goldie seems to respond to the paper.
If I threaten her with it she goes into a corner and sits facing the wall.
Pretends we are not there.
She is too funny.
She is also a bit irritating.
If I go into the kitchen to cook she insists on staying with me.
As the kitchen is small I am constantly stepping over her.
That is going to have to change.
Now I am off to bed.
Tomorrow I need to pack.
My plane leaves at eleven.
I can’t wait.
I have charged my camera batteries.
I am going to bore you to tears on my return.
If my DIL has left her laptop at home I will bore you even sooner.
A picture of Jasmine.
Just to show her I still love her so much.
Poor baby is so confused.
She can’t go into the house unless I am around.