Gut Reactions

Santa Fe Humane Society Dog Park (03/24/2022) 

Photo credit: Kate Cornwell

As my dog approached the man on the side of the gravel road, I felt the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.  There was something about the stoop of his shoulders and the faded black of his shirt that shook me.  I wanted to call my dog back to my side, but didn’t want to pull the man’s attention to me.  But as Lovie got closer, there was no denying I was here.  No denying I was nervous.  As the man turned, I got a good look at his sunken face and immediately called Lovie to me. 

To be continued…


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