One of the mom's yelled out the back garage service door that it was time to come into the garage. She said, "Brandon, your surprise is here!" Keeping the door closed most of the way until all the boys were outside it, my mom and I waited patiently.
The door then opened and Brandon was in front of all his friends. His mom said, "Surprise, Brandon! Look whose here!" Brandon was looking up and all over... and ahem, I happen to be quite short, so he wasn't looking down. My mom pointed to the ground and said, "Brandon, look down."
When Brandon looked down and saw me his mouth opened wide and his eyes grew big as saucers! He ran right over to me, stooped down and started to pet me. He didn't really say anything, but I could see he was surprised. He then sat down on the garage stoop. His mom said, "Brandon, do you have tears in your eyes?" He said, "I'm so happy Frankie is here!"
I'm telling Brandon a secret... but it's a secret so it's only between Brandon and me!
So this was a gift for Brandon for his birthday, but I have to say.... my little doggie heart grew three times its size in that moment realizing how thrilled Brandon was to have me there.
His friends were all very cool and fun- everyone taking turns petting me. It was the best! Brandon told my mom two times how much he likes the book about me. Awww gosh, that made us blush!
Brandon didn't want me to leave, but after about 45 minutes it was time for a well deserved doggie nap for me. Brandon said to my mom, "Can I walk her to your car?" My mom said, "Of course you can. And you can even put Frankie in her doggie car seat for me."
Brandon did just that and then hugged me and hugged me. What a wonderful young man. He is going to make a great doggie care taker some day- I just know it.
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