It’s pouring right now and it’s been pouring for hours. The pool is quickly filling up. By this time tomorrow, it’ll be overflowing.
Our puppy, Coco, hadn’t experienced any big Florida thunderstorm until this month. I didn’t want her to be afraid of storms knowing that, at some times in the future, she’ll be here alone when it rained. So, each time it’s stormed this month, we’ve talked gently and playfully to her, remaining calm ourselves.
Now, when it thunders, she just raises her head and then goes back to snoozing or playing, thank goodness.
THIS WEEK’S MASONISM
“Mommy, someday I’m going to marry someone who looks exactly like you, and acts exactly like you.”
Angela Hoy lives on a 52' Irwin Center Cockpit Ketch (sailboat) with her family and pets. She is the publisher of WritersWeekly.com, BookLocker.com, and AbuzzPress, and the author of 19 books. Keep up with her family's adventurous liveaboard lifestyle at GotNoTanLines.com.
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