From the furry side

Sick-room beagle—not!
11/3/2008 5:34:35 PM by: Elsi

Lady had the perfect touch when I was sick. She lay next to me, on sofa or bed, pressed against my side, oozing comfort and compassion. She was perfectly content to snuggle and offer love. Sallie, on the other hand, barks compulsively at all the prey out the window: squirrels, rabbits, dogs, bikers, joggers, strollers, students, skateboarders ... her list is endless. And I don't have enough voice to tell her to LEAVE IT! (Which occasionally actually works!) Dolphin would be willing to drop by my sickbed occasionally and snuggle, but when he does, there's Sallie, barking and chasing him away. Whimper. However, when I get up in the night (and have to grab a snack because my blood sugar's tanked), I go back to my bed shivering from the night and my fever and stress. And when I crawl into bed ... there's a warm beagle to snuggle against. Very nice indeed! BTW, I have either pneumonia (waiting on X-ray results) or bronchitis. And I'm miserable. And yes, Lord, I have many blessings for which I'm thankful!

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11/6/2008 11:16:03 AM
   
  Hope to hear that you're better soon! Praying for you! Love, Danielle
   
  danielle,  
   
 

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