The weather has turned. There is a big storm brewing and the wind is kicking up. Iâ€™m glad we arenâ€™t in the van!
Yesterday, our neighbour brought over her boyfriends dog for us to doggy sit. She and he wanted to go into the big city for a birthday celebration and would be away all night. We jumped at the chance! It is good to have some dog energy in the house.
Rumi is a sweetie doggy. We could not be happier.
Now, Moser, if you are reading this â€” please know this is not meant to make you jealous. Auntie Ken and I love having you around as well. I just know that you and Rumi would be fast friends. I can imagine you romping and playing together!
Rumi is not a mutt. Nope – she is one of those designer dogs that is all the rage these days. Part poodle and part wheaten terrier. A Woodoole. Yup! A Woodoole. FYIâ€¦ Moser is a Labradoodle. Personally, I think theyâ€™re all snickerdoodles, as in the sweet and messy cookie!
No matter, Rumi is a lot like our old doggy Cricket, only Rumi is smart. She is also, really good natured, very cute, and a seriously happy pooch.
Iâ€™m actually surprised at how easy she adapted to hanging out with us. Sheâ€™s just the type to get into a van and go down a dark alley with strangers. Lucky for Rumi, we rub her tummy and feed her treats, and love having her around.
Yet, this has also shown me, that even with having a good dog back in our mist, I realize, I do not want a full time critter in our life. (Well, maybe an orange kittyâ€¦maybe not.)
Critters are the best. They make us laugh and play and purr and hug and everyone wags their tail and sings and all that. But, I like coming and going at will, I like walking by myself and to tell the truth, it is just too darn hard when our pets die.
Put me down for borrowed energy.