I had a couple of blog readers tell me that they missed seeing Rosie. So I thought I would do an update on Rosie.
Rosie turned two in September. As of the writing of this, she’s been with us for two years too. I had magically hoped she would settle down and be an old dog when she turned two but that didn’t happen. She’s still is a bit mischievous but she’s settled in here and she’s much more predictable.
She loves being anywhere near me. Here I am in the recliner feeding a baby and what does she do? She jumps up on the headrest.
Rosie is on neighborhood watch. She spends lots of time in the living room going from window to window wanting to see what is going on outside.
To date, I’m pretty lucky. She is not a barker. One thing about beagles is that they are known as barkers. From the moment I got her, anytime she would bark, I would correct her and discourage it. Now she barks very occasionally and only at times when someone is here that she doesn’t know.
She is pretty wimpy. She doesn’t like loud noises. The other day I had made a pizza in the oven. The cheese melted over the side and onto the bottom of the oven. I opened the oven, smoke came out, and set the fire alarm off. Rosie was cowering in an instant. Smoke alarms are not her favorite…same with gunshots or fireworks.
She is a constant companion to me. She is everywhere I am. Note the picture below… Continue reading