Pepper was the Nelson family's Welsh Terrier from 1989 to
(left) We knew another Virginia summer was upon us when Pepper took up
"Summer Residenz" under Robin's night table. That spot was the
outside northwest corner on the ground-level concrete slab, and the
coldest spot in the house.
(right) I don't know if it contradicts the Maxist concept of
property, but Pepper knew the white beaver toy was hers the minute she
laid eyes on it. She couldn't part with it, certainly not the first
day. That meant doing the mile-long Evening Walk through the
neighborhood with the toy in her mouth. Everybody knew
Getting everyone to
do something together was her greatest pleasure, and she wasn’t afraid
totally silly if that would stir the crowd to action.
My kind of dog.
With thanks to everyone at the Madeira School Health Center.
--Robin & Jerry
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