The fish man drives through the park each morning selling shrimp, scallops, flounder, and red snapper that has just been caught a few hours earlier. Even though we are still vegan (no dairy products either), we have decided that fresh caught fish has to be our exception. Colossal shrimps are just $8 a pound and there is nothing tastier than grilled shrimp.
Joy’s dog died yesterday morning. Twelve year old Sparkles had been moaning and passing blood all night and Joy knew it was her time to go. The office called around and found a veterinarian to come to the park and put Sparkles out of her misery. The vet then offered to bury Sparkles on some property he has 8 miles out of town. Steve helped him dig a grave in an area with wildflowers among other buried dogs. It was such a sad morning.
One of Joy’s friends in the park had seen a Chihuahua puppy at the local rescue center and decided she wanted to buy it. So Joy, Bev, and I drove there later in the day and picked up the puppy. Joy thought it was a fitting way to end the day when she had just lost her dog a few hours earlier.
These two Chihuahua puppies are 8 week old sisters and the one on the left is teacup sized. I picked her up and it was like holding a little mouse. Bev’s dog, not pictured, is a little brown puppy – so cute!
The puppy rescue center is on Rodeo drive – a street with many shops. Each time that we have driven down there it’s been practically deserted. I don’t know how the shop owners survive.