One day while we were out and about (probably heading to Target) someone (read random stranger) asked “does that dog really go everywhere he goes?” And the answer to that is,”yes, yes that dog goes everywhere he (Sam) goes.”
How does that work? Well, Memphis sleeps in our room. Sometimes he sleeps on the bed, or he will cuddle for a bit then lay down in his bed. Yes, Memphis has his own bed, with a platform that Sam built. In case Sam has a nightmare, Memphis can alert him.
Memphis goes to work with Sam. As I mentioned in an earlier post, Sam works for the VA in Marion. Memphis has some “office space” with Sam, and if Sam has a meeting, Memphis has a meeting. If Sam has to see a Veteran, Memphis sees the Veteran.
When our kids have school activities, Memphis comes with us. He’s been to numerous softball games, choral concerts, and has even helped with drop off and pick up at school for the kids.
If we take a road trip, Memphis comes with us. We’ve been able to visit a lot of neat places with Memphis, our favorite restaurant, Twisted RAnCh in Soulard, IKEA in St. Louis, Fort Campbell, Scott AFB, and Memphis has even been to travel softball tournaments!
I think the best part of traveling with Memphis was when we went to Florida this summer. You see, Memphis had two very important jobs on that trip—he had to “work,” but he was also the ring bearer at our wedding. We were married at Navarre Beach on June 14 (Flag Day and Sam’s birthday).
So, to answer the question of if “that dog” really goes everywhere, yes…he really does. <3
Memphis accompanied us to get our marriage license, and enjoyed the beach during our wedding.