Friday night, I had dinner with my dear friend, Sue Branson, and then watched my friend, Marcus McDoorman, win his semi-finals tennis match. When I returned home, Chief, Bailey, and Harrigan were gathered at the gate, eager to greet me.
Tonight, I left the house at 5:00 PM this evening to enjoy a nice dinner at The Greene, with my friends, Suzanne Grote, and ‘our’ niece, Erin, who is studying film/screen writing at Interlochen her senior year of high school. We had a delicious dinner at McCormick’s Seafood, and then settled into a fantastic movie, SAVING MR. BANKS. It was incredible!
Upon my return home, my brilliant and super-kind mechanic, Mike Rogers, had returned my repaired van (brakes, suspension), and I entered the house with my excited trio yapping behind the gate.
I feared I might return to some destruction, however, they had just chewed up a box on the floor. No big deal.
We spent some time out back where the girls got their potty on, and explored the yard with Chief. When we returned inside, the girls promptly ran to the stairs, already falling into routine. Right now, I have three beautiful creatures snuggled together.
This time, last week, Chief and I were bidding farewell to Navi. There are still tears, but the new vision looking forward has been re-established.
It’s still a wonderful life.