I will leave you with a story with a moral from Joyce Gatschenberger about a Jack Russell Terrier, tennis balls and the surf… head over and find out what the moral is! Also tune in tomorrow for the Cafe and Bookstore Update and find out more about Joyce’s new book. #recommended
I was relaxing on the shore of a beautiful tropical beach. The serene scene offered soothing moments of rejuvenation. The warm sun and the flow of the waves brought a feeling of muscle relaxation and mental freedom.
Into this milieu rushed a barking, energetic Jack Russell terrier followed closely by its’ owner. The owner was dutifully carrying a bundle of beach-appropriate packages. As I was observing peace-intruding couple, I was expecting to see the dog owner unpack a variety of sun loving toys: beach shoes, hats, towels, cold drinks, surf board, flippers, snorkel, etc.
Even though the owner was dressed in appropriate swimwear, what I saw was amazing. She unpacked a large, 5 gallon, plastic bucket filled with brightly colored tennis balls and a tennis racket. The Jack Russell terrier’s energy level instantly elevated. The tiny dog ran unabashed straight into the ocean. The animal had no concern for consequences. …
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