The bacon went into the pan, the pancake batter was mixed and Seamus was out for his morning announcement of “I’m back”. I set the coffee to grind and perk automatically last night but I couldn’t wait so I bypassed the system and started the process. When all was ready, I ate, drank several cups of coffee and waited for Seamus.
The thing now was to go over everything I had planned for the last three months waiting for today to arrive. Checking and re-checking my flies, I finally decided on which boxes to take …..oh hell, I put them all back in the vest…. still no Seamus. Packing up the car, I gave a couple of whistles - the neighbor must have loved that – and waited….still no Seamus. It had been an hour since I let him out, so I started the car, scraped the windshield and set out to look for him. I hadn’t driven to the corner when I saw him running after me in the mirror. I opened the door and he jumped in. That was the third time this year he let me do that. He’s figured out he can get a ride back if he out waits me. Damn, I didn’t even get a reward.