Lassie went home today.
I am thinking of the famous story about Hemingway, in which he challenged his writer friends to write the shortest story possible. All agreed that he won. Here’s what he wrote:
For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn.
Since then, summarizing one’s life in six words has become something of a parlor game. I have done so for Lassie, summarizing what she means to me in six words, and I think it would bring pleasure and comfort to everyone who reads this blog if you were inspired to do the same for your own special dog, and to share them, if you would, for us all to read.
Here’s for my Lassie:
French Vanilla. Ice Cream. Summer Day.
Off you go dear Lassie, my god how I loved you.