Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The Tale of the Hospice Dog

Hospice Dog: My border collie Izzy comforts the dying.

"The county health department was housed in a small wooden annex in run-down Fort Edward, N.Y., near the county jail. I parked the Blazer and opened the rear door for Izzy, who disembarked, sniffed around, then paused to look at me, awaiting instructions.
"This way, boy," I said, and he trotted along next to me toward the annex, ignoring a dog being walked nearby, a number of trucks and cars in motion, other people walking through the parking lot..."

1 comment:

Trishymouse said...

That is so beautiful.