Today when I went walking with my friend at the park, we saw a mini yellow school bus with several moms hovering around. The driver backed down the steps in the doorway of the bus. He was holding two leashes.
“Whoa,” I said to my friend. “Isn’t that, uh, politically incorrect to put kids on a lease?”
“Cha-yeah,” Laurie snorted. Then the noses of two dogs appeared at the end of the leashes. We stopped to gawk.
“Here you go,” the driver said to a woman who stepped forward. “They both did very well, but you know Pepper cheats at poker.”
“Oh, I know,” she said, laughing. “Whenever he and the other dogs play, he usually ends up with all their dog biscuits.” The other moms chuckled and nodded.