Cocoa Two is
pulling his blanket across the floor. He’s going to Caroline because he wants
to go out. He’s going to take a walk with Caroline.
They will go
around the block because of the cold. They live in North Carolina. It is about
10 degrees warmer there than here. He
sometimes puts his little sweater on. It’s red and black plaid. All of the
family has red and black pajamas and Cocoa Two, has one too.
On the walk
he hears birds. They sound like wintertime birds that are trying to find food
and little seeds to eat. He turns his head and looks up. Caroline gives a
little tug on his leash, he gives a little yip, and they keep going.
smoke because the family next door is building a house and they have equipment
in the yard. There is smoke coming from one of the burners that is heating the
shingles they are putting on the roof.
stops and again he has to be reminded to keep going because Caroline has to get
sees a cat and he wants to go after the cat. The cat is a tabby cat – kinda
like a yellow and white, brown and white. Caroline has a hold of the leash so
he doesn’t get very far. The cat was walking across his own yard not paying
attention to Cocoa Two.
Cocoa Two sees the cat, he gives a yip because he wants to run after the cat.
The cat hears him, then sees Cocoa and runs up the tree.
needs to get to school and keeps tugging on Cocoa. They continue to finish
their walk. Back at the house, Cocoa Two stops to do his business. By this
time, he is hungry. They go indoors.
gives him his breakfast. He LOVES his breakfast. It’s scrambled eggs and
chicken. Mom cooks the chicken bones and takes the cartilage away from the
bones. Cocoa gets the cartilage for breakfast. He’s happy because it’s his
Caroline is going to school. Caroline has a brother with a handicap and a man
takes both of them to school. When the man comes, Cocoa runs to Mom because he
wants to go. He knows he cannot go with Caroline. He will have to go with Mom
in the car to the store. This makes him glad. He likes to go in the car.
Caroline comes home from school, she gives Cocoa Two a bath. She sets him on a
little stool beside the bathtub, lathers him up, and puts him in the bathtub to
rinse him and get all of the soap off.
his baths, but he doesn’t like to be wet so he does what all of the other dogs
do. He shakes all over and gets Caroline all wet in the process. Next, he gets
wrapped in a towel and dried off.
It’s fun to hear from my family in North Carolina. We always have a Cocoa story!
This story will give me something to send along to them in a Valentine’s card.