There’s this really sweet Rottweiler that lives on the corner where I walk past to get to the bus stop. He makes a pretense of barking at me. I coo softly to him and call him a butterfly or sometimes a butterfly-dog and tell him he’s silly. This has been going on for a week as I walk to and from the bus each day. When he barks, I tell him, “shut up, silly butterfly.”
This morning, when I looked at him, he wagged his tail at me. And I’m not sure, but I think I saw him wink….