Insufferable

CITD celebrates its 5-year anniversary! (Woo-hoo!) Here’s an oldie but goodie about a dog. Back with all-new posts 10/2/15.

Completely in the Dark

Insufferable 1Two humans in one.

And all it took was a dog to complete the equation.

Last Saturday around 4 p.m., I was driving home from an artists’ meeting in Minneapolis. While turning onto Osceola Street in Saint Paul, I was flagged down by a guy standing in the middle of the road. I pulled over and reluctantly got out to see what was up.

“I found a dog,” he said. “Looks like a stray—it’s all shaky and seems frightened and hungry. I can’t take it home—could you?”

My condo’s rules disallowed dogs and I wasn’t even sure I had the resources to take care of one, even temporarily.

The guy seemed exasperated, so I agreed. He gave me his name, phone number, and I went to his car to check it out.

The dog was a mixed terrier, trembling down to its little paws, staring sadly at us from…

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~ by completelyinthedark on September 25, 2015.

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