After more people arrived I ran off to Home Depot to see if they had any evaporative coolers in stock. They did not but while I was there someone returned one so I gleefully wheeled it to the self-checkout. I carefully fed my 3 HD gift cards in to the machine and I owed $20 in the end. I reached for my wallet and...it wasn't there. Darn, left it in the car. I told them I would be right back and went to my car where I suddenly realised that my wallet was not there, it was at home. I had to go back to the store and get them to retrieve my gift cards out of the machine and then sadly went back to the pet store.
Without a wallet I couldn't buy dog treats or special food that I was planning to buy for my cocker spaniel. It sure would have been nice to have that cooler. Next Friday has a 20 % chance of rain and my cooler and AC are arriving this week so I guess I will just wait. Once it starts raining I am sure HD will have coolers in stock again.
On a good note, my little yorkie mix got adopted today. I am sad to see him go but hopefully he will get a lot of attention as an only dog. I'm going to take my little Toto to work on Monday so that I don't miss my foster dog so much. I only need one more dog adopted to reach my manageable pack size of 7. At least I have another corner of my bed back for the moment.
I've said it before, but I am filled with admiration for the work you do with the dogs. Both my dogs were rehomers and I never underestimate the work done by the foster carers who look after the dogs until they get a permanent home.
In my mind I see the dogs have taken over the bed and you have been relegated to a person shaped dog basket. Really good that you got an adoption. Been there, done that with the wallet left at home too. I thought it was just my age but I have decided to blame the fact that I am really busy!!
Frugal Queen, thanks. I've learned so much doing this and kept 2 as my own. I can't imagine how I survived before dogs.
Lizzie, I blame the dogs for killing my brain cells.
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