Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Today has been a strange day. I was out doing my morning bike ride when a neighbor stopped me asking if I had my cell phone. Another neighbor, aged 84 and suffering from early stage dementia had fallen while out walking his dog. Long story short, neighbor was taken off my the paramedics to the hospital and I ended up bringing his dog home with me. The dog is doing well and is very easy to care for BUT I am leaving town Thursday morning and I have no idea exactly when and who is going to be taking and caring for the dog--neighbor, neighbor's girlfriend, neighbor's daughter--plus I have no names or phone numbers. Fortunately a friend of mine in our community has a heart for dogs and when I talked with her, she as agreed to take him tomorrow if things are still unknown. So although I would prefer knowing what is going to happen, at least the worst case scenario is that the dog will be well cared for until I return and if I need to take him back into my home, it will be OK.
If you pray, please pray for my neighbor Al and his dog.