Mom doesn't have the nerve to take us
all out at once and let us off leash -
she's afraid we might come visit you
or otherwise go to parts unknown.
are probably the best ball players we have
in our clan -
Carrleigh has no interest in the ball
and Ruairi is more interested in
the treats Mom might have
in her pocket -
in other words,
he's a "suck-up".
So he's always too close to Mom
to get a real good photo.
a black dog against the green grass -
Lilly was more that happy to play ball
always thought of Scotties
when she was a little girl -
chasing a ball and being able
to see the "white" of their eye.
that she'd had enough fun
and that it's time to go in the house
where it is cool.