[Learning from your Dog.]
Jon R. Smith (jrsmith@GTE.NET)
Fri, 6 Jun 1997 18:26:28 -0400
Saw this and thought the Scouts-L folks might like it; maybe a couple of
kernels here for a good Scoutmaster's Minute.
YIS, Jon Smith, Brandon, FL
> Learning from your Dog.
> > Things we can learn from a dog.....
> > Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.
> > Allow the experience of fresh air and
> > the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.
> > When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
> > When it's in your best interest, practice obedience.
> > Let others know when they've invaded your territory.
> > Take naps and stretch before rising.
> > Run, romp, and play daily.
> > Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.
> > Be loyal.
> > Never pretend to be something you're not.
> > If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.
> > When someone is having a bad day, be silent,
> > sit close by, and nuzzle them gently.
> > Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
> > Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.
> > On hot days, drink lots of water, and lay under a shady tree.
> > When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body.
> > No matter how often you're scolded, don't buy into the
> > guilt thing and pout...run right back and make friends.
> > Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City