Monday, September 30, 2013
Much to do...
Fall is such a busy time. I have a daunting list of projects, small and large. One small one was to fix the long broken latch on the deck gate. This is the main entrance to our home, and there is fence on the deck to keep the dogs safely in our yard. The latch broke ages ago, and we never missed it, so left it alone.
But now we have Ziva, who is large enough to do things that Flirt the toy poodle and Poppy the antique pug cannot. And she has a cunning brain to go with her brawn. Can't you just look at this face and see the intelligence that resides within? It took her no time at all to learn that if she stood up and rested her front legs on the gate, then backed up, the gate would open. She has not taken advantage of this to run amok, but it seems that she certainly could so Chris kindly replaced the missing parts of the latch yesterday. Now I have to train myself to use it!