I’m happy to report that I am feeling better this morning. Apparently flooding my system with vitamins and minerals and zinc lozenges seemed to help. My sore throat is almost gone and now I’ve just got a stuffed-up nose. Evelyne knew immediately that I had a cold. She asked me over for a “quick coffee” and I was there until 10:30. She’s really angry about the world championship bike race that is coming to
I keep forgetting to mention that I’ve been seeing Tessie the long-haired dachshund with her elderly parents in the woods frequently now. I went nearly six months without seeing them so I’m really glad they are okay. I had a nice chat with them today about going back to
As I was walking home along our street, a little old lady was shuffling along with one of those wheeled walkers. She was looking carefully at Cody so I slowed down as I went by. She said something to the effect of, “He’s a sweet dog, isn’t he?” and I said yes. Then she said, “What’s that thing around his face?” and I said, “It’s a halter. It’s more comfortable than a collar.” She looked a little confused and said, “What is it?” again. I said, “It’s a halter. Like a horse.” She said, “But he doesn’t bite?” and I said, “Oh no, he doesn’t bite, he’s very friendly.” She told him he was a very beautiful animal and I gave Cody a pat and said that he is my lieber Hund. She wished me a good evening and I said likewise. And people say Germans are aloof and unfriendly!