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my life in pictures

An author who writes about her dog Stanley is coming to our school soon. Our librarian had a great idea of taking pictures of dogs reading the author’s books. Great idea!

I had visions of amazing shots of dogs “reading”. I kept picturing Friday’s newly developed ability of letting us put treats on her paw, without withdrawing or eating. We could definitely use that skill to “read” a book, right?

Well, with five dogs wandering around, it wasn’t quite so easy. Once we got a few dogs ready, another one would get off track. And with six owners holding treats, the dogs’ attention was everywhere.

Like this!
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(Starting at Friday and moving clockwise, we have Friday, Sparky, Robbie, Mariana and Chopper)

We got this one…
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… but Friday and Chopper were off who-knows-where.

Next, we tried reading together. That was more successful.
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And then I took individual shots. Or tried to. Friday got in the way of Chopper’s shot, of course.
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