Archive for November 5th, 2010

Puppies and Rainbows: Shared Moments

05 Nov

As he scratched behind Bowser’s big floppy ears, Roark’s parents conferred.

“We decided, Roger. Bethany would get to pick out the puppy.”

“But look at your son. He’s smiling. He’s having fun. I can’t remember the last time he came out with us without his phone in his hand.”

“But Bethany—” Janie cut herself short as she watched her daughter approach Bowser and Roark. Roark showed her what he’d already learned about the affectionate little puppy. Where he liked to be scratched. Sounds that made him wag his tail. Bethany searched the room for her parents.

“I like this one, Mom.”