Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Sunflower Landing / oil on canvas / 4x12 unframed / $88 includes shipping
SO OFTEN, LULU BARKS
- and it is almost always her - and she barks and barks and barks until I get up and go to the window and look ... and see nothing. Just nothing. No one. I can look up the street and down, across yards to the next street, and still, see nothing.
Maybe it was a squirrel, or the glint of a bit of sun on a wire, or a piece of something skidding along the street on a gust of wind - or maybe it was nothing. Maybe Lulu simply likes to bark.
I know she can hear things I will never hear, and smell things I will never smell. Who's to say that she can't see things that I will never see?
I'd give almost anything to be a dog for 5 minutes.
ALMOST EVERY DAY, I find myself being grateful that when we humans greet each other, we don't have to sniff each other's butts.
"When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap,
it's hard to feel sad."
- Kristan Higgins
April 28, 2020
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