Here are some fun facts about an average family walk 'by the numbers':
Number of Miles Walked: About 3
Most Common Things People Said About the Pooches:
"They are so beautiful!"
"They are so cute!"
"Look, they're posing for the camera."
"What kind of dogs are they?"
"Can I pet them?"
Most Common Incorrect Questions Asked about the Pooches:
"Are they twins?"
"Are they brothers"?
Number of People We Met on This Walk Who Recognized the Dogs from Online: Three. Thanks for saying hi!
Number of Coats Worn: Zero! After one of the toughest winters ever, we finally deserved it.
Number of Hats Worn: One, shared between Mr. B and E.
Number of Grown Men Making Kissy-Noises at Miss M: Two! One was so enamored with "the dog with the beautiful brown-striped fur". The second man was waiting at the bus-stop and thought making kiss-noises would attract Miss M.
She was not impressed.
Number of Stores/Restaurants Actually Leaving Dog Treats Outside: 4
Number of Stores/Restaurants Mr. B Anticipated Leaving Dog Treats Outside: 7! Mr. B seems to remember all the places where the treats are normally kept. If the treats aren't in their proper location, he will stare uncomfortably at whichever person just happens to be standing there in the expectation that they are holding the treat for him.
Oh, Mr. B!
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