He should work at the United Nations

Shimmer and I came across the multi-lingual Wet Paint sign on a concrete block utility shed we pass regularly on our walk. The sign was a lie; there was no wet paint. But there it was, haphazardly taped to the dry wall, blaring its false warning in five languages to all who passed.

I thought about the many conversations  Shimmer and I have overheard on our walk. Cantonese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Khmer, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, and English, all brought together by the the necessity of shopping at the grocery store we pass on our way to the park.

I can only understand English, but I’ve noticed when someone talks to Shimmer in a foreign language, he seems to know exactly what they’re saying.

About Kelly

I'm a dog walker, he's a greyhound, we meet a lot of nice people.
This entry was posted in Greyhoundness, People we meet, Stories and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s