The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

Dad and Dog Wait for the Daughter

Dad and Dog wait for the Daughter’s school bus. Dad has one hand on his hip and the other holding the leash. Dad stands, the dog sits. They glance down the road at the slow-rolling yellow bus. The headlights begin to flash, preparing for a stop, and the dog rises, walking in small circles, anxious to see this little girl. Dad also shifts from side to side. He’s nowwaving, nodding at the bus driver, and beaming with a grin as the door creaks open. The girl is tiny, but comes down the stairs at a hustled pace, diving first for her father as her pup paces patiently at their side. She’ll greet her pet too, but only after this all-important hug of hello.

–Colorado

Mooch, Salt, and Pepper

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This entry was posted on February 29, 2016 by in people watching, Travel, USA, Writing.

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