I’d like to say that our dogs love us so much they can’t stand to be away from us.
I wish I could say that our dogs are so well trained that a simple, curt hand signal keeps them trotting at our side.
I want to say these things but I’d be lying.
The terrible truth is that hidden deep in the multiple layers that swaddle her and keep her warm, lost in the many hoodies that comprise her winter bikini are the onliest things that keep Cutter and Tug with us when we walk the beach.
And it ain’t Miss Carol.