The Pet Park

Carrie took the dogs to the pet park twice a day. Usually around 7 AM and again at about 7 PM. She loved that they could run off a little steam and play with other dogs. Lately, she’d noticed a man there with a friendly Cocker Spaniel. He was gradually sitting on benches closer and closer to “her” bench. Finally, today, he sat down next to her. He . . .

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

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  1. Sheri drove by the Pet Park every day. She wondered ‘why’ people would take the time to go to such a place. In fact, she wondered ‘why’ anyone would own a dog if they did not have the land to allow it run freely. This particular day, she saw more cars at the Pet Park than she had ever seen before, so she decided to stop.

    After parking her little car and entering the grounds to the park, she saw people and dogs. Some were sitting on benches and chatting with their pets nearby, others were tossing frisbees that dogs were happily chasing after. These people seemed to have some level of contentment and happiness she realized was missing from her life.

    As she walked down the path, a young boy called out to her, “Hey lady! Have you lost your dog? There is a dog down by the pond just walking around.”

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