Friday, March 10, 2017
I received this beautiful bracelet from my neighbors, Holly and Ken. They gave it to me to thank me for watching their dogs. I love it, but I am even more grateful for having such good neighbors.
We have lived across the street from each other for about fourteen years. Four years ago when I was laid up with a fractured foot and ankle, they watched out for me. I had surgery to put a pin in my foot, and for four weeks I was confined to the house. I couldn't put any weight on my foot, and was restricted to using a knee cycle. They brought me my mail, and Ken kept my driveway clear. It was February and we had a lot more snow that year than we have had this year. I will be forever grateful for their help and support.
While we have always been friendly toward one another, I am an introvert, and it is just this past year that we have really gotten to know each other. As a result, they took care of Winnie and Chloe when I went to Spain. The hardest part of traveling has always been having to leave my dogs. This made such a world of difference. To reassure me, Holly sent me pictures throughout the week, so I knew the dogs were happy and safe. It was wonderful! I am grateful that I was able to do the same for them during this past week.
I love my home, and I love my neighborhood. These wonderful neighbors have made it ten times better than ever. They also have two adorable little dogs who I definitely fell in love with during this past week.