Kokomo Tribune, May 8, 1994, Page 135

Publication: Kokomo Tribune May 8, 1994

Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Friends and relatives who once shook their heads at my intolerance for dogs now giggle at my spoiling Se verely untrue I hold icecream cones while Buster licks them or hand feed him ice chips in hot weather be cause they slip and slide in his bowl Buster has no handsl we share sausage biscuits and but only because neither of us likes All maybe I no longer speak to a certain neighbor because he Busters my dogs nose was on crooked and called him Tunny And when I am out of is it so amusing that I ask to speak to Buster when I call home and that he goes absolutely and lick ing the hearing my voice I always had assumed dogs to be as brainless as chickens or Buster thinks he makes decisions and I dont say that he works com plicated math or speaks though I am persuaded that he is smarter than certain choreographers and talkshow For Buster distinguishes between visitors and alerts me in specific When he sees me with a suitcase in my he immediately drops his lies down and shuts his When I cannot dis cern exactly what he I ask a se ries of questions he listens barking only when I ask the right my hind foot This dog could go to Harvard I used to laugh when Barbara told me studies had showed that people who keep pets are calmer and even live longer than those who do not I dont laugh any When I feel there is always Buster to give me a friendly Playing with him helps take the edge off my selfpity or other crippling Shared in good can be I feel indebted to Buster for many not the least of which is having helped roe shed nearlifelong dog Maybe wed had him a year when I re alized that I actually petted other peo ples asked questions about talked to I did not know how complete my recovery had been until one of our perhaps a year suddenly was at tacked and mauled by a big unleashed husky with kjUer I heard my dog yipping in fright without even thinking about I counterattacked and drove the snarling husky From that moment J have not felt myself to be a dog So you helping in the very best go to the V PARAJM MAfiAIM MAY 81 PAW 19 Through swirling clouds of musket smoke the renowned Fort Henry Guard in Kingston advances to the echo of fife and drum bayonets cannons and this mag nificently restored fortress is safe once again from For excitement and sheer Ontario has some of the finest sights Its of their kind In our nearby youll find North Americas oldest oper ating lock ways and one of the worlds largest collections of vintage Or cruise the Thousand Islands and see the worlds smallest inter national For your free Information package call If youre out for youre in for a ONTARIO CANADA I ;

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Publication: Kokomo Tribune

Location: Kokomo, Indiana

Issue Date: May 8, 1994

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