Kobe is the little
(no, that's not Shit Su, that name comes from the Chinese for Lion Dog!) that the neighbours, Sandy and Michael, have.
When the mother is very allergic to cats and dogs, the family can't have pets, but the next best thing is playing with the Dog-Next-Door! (That's Mike in the background.)
As Sandy trims the lawn, Kobe (named after Kobe Bryant), frolics with KTB.
Green grass and blue skies are made to run and jump around.
And then sit and communicate, without words:
Meanwhile, the brother goes into surgery for
not with any apprehension, but a huge joy at all the gadgets surrounding him!
The toys in the children's ward are great, too!
And can you believe how chipper he is, back home in the evening after the surgery was successfully done:
Here's our summer girl...
and our surgery boy:
Their smiles and play light up my heart!