Sophie gets walked all the way round the village. We follow the track of the old walls - slowly. In fact very slowly. There are six months of missed scents to be caught up on. What should take ten minutes takes an hour.
Sophie rediscovers the lady like art of digging for moles in fields.
Bobs coat - which has been dry and wiry - is once again as soft as silk. Amazing what a recuperating sister can do for a brothers inner karma.
A man from the bank phones to say they're reducing the interest rate on deposit accounts from 0.25% to 0.05%. Technically this is known as reducing them from almost nothing to nothing.
The telco repairman shows up - unannounced - with a new connection box. He installs it and says there will be a $40 credit applied to next months bill as recompense for the inconvenience. The phone line to the computer now works - slowly - but constantly .
Here's something to warm up a Saturday morning.