Its Party time (humor)
I had a dog that was given to me shortly after my father passed. It reminded me of the dog dad and I shared, , so it was special.
I had a job where I moved a lot and of course the dog went with. He also went to work with me most of the time so my boss knew him well.
So when it was time for the dogs first birthday he looked and me and said, "Don't you dare throw that dog a party!" So what did I do? I took that as a challenge.
I spent a week making handmade invitations, selected four of my favorite photos of my dog and changed the photos in numerous cards. We would not want some of the coworkers to get bored with the same dog photo. I mailed them out and asked for RSV's. and included the return card and stamped envelope.
I had 17 return yes's. Of course I included the dogs four best dog friends. My boss would not go but requested a few special cinnamon treats to come come for him.
So where do you throw a party for 22 plus people, 6 children and 5 dogs?
There was a very nice lake nearby that had several isolated beach fronts. I selected one and the party was on. At this time of year most of the beaches were closed with signs stating this. Do you take dogs to an open beach were they would cause chaos or a closed beach? So we parked out cars, crawled over or under the rope and went down a closed road.
What were our chances of getting caught?
We had a great time. We had party items that kids usually have at parties and those cute pointed hats. And yes, the dogs did keep them on fairly well. We had simple people treats and cans of dog food for the 5 dogs, plus ice cream for all.
After a few hour we came back up the road tired but laughing. I lead the group up the road with party hat on as did my dog. As I turned the last curve, there stands a park officer.
"What were you doing on a road and beach that is marked closed," he said.
"Well officer, I know its closed but we had a dog party and where should you take a party for a dog and 4 dog friends? I replied respectfully. With party hats on numerous people and a few dogs, he just stared at us.
He said, "Don't do it again' and got in his vehicle. What a story he had to tell!
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