and rolled down the car windows to make sure
my Labrador Retriever pup had fresh air.
She was stretched full-out on the back seat
and I wanted to impress upon her that she must remain there.
I walked to the curb backward, pointing my finger at the car and saying emphatically,
"Now you stay. Do you hear me?"
The driver of a nearby car,
a pretty young blonde, gave me a strange look and said,
(this is going to hurt read on)
"Why don't you just put it in 'Park'?"