Pulling into the crowded parking lot at the shopping center
rolled down the car windows to make sure my puppy had
fresh air. She was stretched full out on the back seat and I
wanted to impress upon her that she must remain there. I
walked to the curb backward, pointing my finger at the car
and saying emphatically, "Now you stay. Do you hear me? "Stay!
The driver of a nearby car, a pretty young lady, gave
me a strange look and said, "Why don't you just put it in park?"