Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Gwen, Part Five: Countdown to Adoption

Only 43 hours left until Gwen's new parents come to pick her up, although some of those hours (not as many as I would like) will be spent sleeping.

A few final thoughts:

1. For future fosters, I'd like to get one of those factory floor signs where you flip the numbers to indicate "X Accident-Free Days." Ours would say 4.
2. I wish most electronic products and automobiles were as indestructible as Meadow's talking bunny. Gwen has made it a personal goal to tear the butt-fur off of this thing for a week now, with no luck.
3. Even the most mundane occurrences, like the phone ringing or a cat having a hairball, are magic when viewed through a puppy's eyes.

Hang on, she's asleep--I better get back to writing.



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