Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A Kind Stranger

Yesterday, a lady we never met before stopped her car in front of Angel Paws and called Dad to come on over to the fence.  Now Dad had never met this lady and couldn't figure out why she wanted to talk to him.  Like Essex, he is very cautious about strangers.

When Dad got to the fence the lady explained to him that she had a statue for him.  That one of her friends didn't want it because she didn't have a collie.  The lady told her friend she knew just who to give the statue to.  She had seen us at Angel Paws most evenings.  She had gotten the statue several days ago and kept forgetting to put it in her car.  She had the statue and wanted to give it to Dad.
Essex and Stonewall
Dad walked out of the park and got the statue and put in our Explorer.  He thanked the lady, but was probably not as profusely as he would have if he had time to think about it.  He was just totally caught off guard.  The statue is about 12 inches tall and looks pawsome. 
Front View
Stonewall Side Profile
The Other Side
The one strange thing about the statue is Sherman doesn't like it.  It was on the table and he barked at for over an hour.  Dad put it on the floor and Sherman wouldn't come in the room.  He definitely wants nothing to do with the statue.  Essex could absolutely care less about the statue.  Dad was thinking about names and decided that Stonewall would be a pawsome name.  What do you think?

Essex & Sherman

7 comments:

StevieGrrrWonder said...

Sherman knows an imposter when he spots one BOL :-)

Reilly / Denny Cowspotdogs said...

That was super sweet and the name is perfect! Now that would be perfect at the front door as the official collie greeter.

Marquie J. said...

Aw, what a super sweet and thoughtful thing for her to do. It's a gorgeous statue! I think Stonewall is a good name for it. ;)

I bet if you put some cheese on the statue's head Sherman would like it a lot more. ;)

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Stonewall sounds like the perfect name for the collie statue. What a nice gift from a stranger.

Dianne SS said...

What a lovely gift and the lady certainly found the right home for it! Maybe Sherman thinks "Stonewall" looks too much like him?? Stonewall is an excellent name!!

Dawn said...

Well that was nice, if odd! Hope Sherman gets over it....but in the meantime Essex can enjoy it along with you!

Pippa Sheltie said...

That was so nice of that lady! It will look great in the garden, but maybe Essex won't want to go in the Eden if its there, so that's not a good idea!
Stonewall is a cool name!
Pippa :)