Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Old Man Emu
Every time I look at my photo of Ray and our little dog Monty with the Emu I have to laugh.
We were staying in an outback Caravan Park where an emu roamed.
I thought it belonged to the owners, so told Ray we needed to keep an eye out that Monty didn't take after it.
Ray isn't used to the antics of emu's and let Monty off his lead.
Immediately our little dog took off, chasing the big bird.
Around a shed they raced, out of sight while Ray and I watched, horrified that we'd be asked to leave the park.
Next thing Monty comes running for his life, with the tables turned....
The emu was chasing him at full speed.
Monty ran behind a stunned Ray and myself, diving under the caravan for cover..
Gosh we laughed!!
I went off to apologise to the Park owners.
"Oh, he doesn't belong to us," they reassured.
"And don't feed the thing or he'll be knocking on your door day and night."
Well, it was too late. Ray had already fed it and now we knew who'd been waking us up!
Poor Monty, he kept well away from that big eyed emu in future...
There is was no way, he could out run one of them!
An Author since 2012 and retired Registered Nurse. I reside in sub-tropical Queensland, Australia, with my American husband Raymond and our three little dogs. Monty (Australian Terrier,) Mille` (Toy Foxy), and Marley (Toy Poodle). Late in 2008 I began to explore and enjoy the realm of creative writing. This is something which has always been an interest yet until now,I haven't found time to indulge. God is the cornerstone of my home and heart. He is my life and my breath, for without Him I am nothing. My desire is to edify His existance in my daily walk through life. To inspire and encourage the broken hearted. And to assist in the knowledge that EVERYTHING has a reason and a purpose under the Heavens. We are reminded through our faith in Jesus that He will, "Turn our Mourning into Dancing and our Sorrow into Joy." Psalms 30:11. Having personally experienced tough times I know, there is truely no gain without pain. South Western Sydney Area Health, Queensland Health, LATE OF ROGERSVILLE, TENESSEE and Amedysis Home Health.