Smokey and I
Smokey has been gone for several years now but was with me for 15 years! I spent many years in France in the French Foreign Legion and when I moved home Smokey came with me. I decided to try driving trucks, Smokey loved traveling in the the Truck an exploring and having new adventures in new places everyday. Here is my favorite story of our adventures! I still smile when I think of this one!
Smokey and I were both still fairly new to truck driving and we were in OH and in need of fuel. I stopped and filled up the truck and went in to pay the bill. I came out and the drivers door was open a bit, I climbed in and realized Smokey was gone!!! I was now in "find the dog mode" I parked the truck and started to get out and find her, I quickly realized as dusk was coming and lots of trucks were parking for the night the odds of me finding a GSD running underneath trailers would be very difficult. I then decided to get on the CB and ask if anyone had eyes on her, I turned the CB on and never had to ask a thing...... The CB community was going on about the manager of the truck stop chasing a GSD around the kitchen! My jaw dropped open and I shook my head with a slight smile, grabbed the leash and headed inside. As I entered I was immediately the center of attention and was directed to the managers office where I found Smokey and those big brown eyes being the attention ***** that she was! I was asked several questions of how and why etc. and on our way we went, me still laughing and Smokey as happy as she could be!