About those big inflatable swans which the Wall Street Journal reports are so popular in the up-scale swimming pools of New York's Hamptons--Fio wishes more power to them. They're a touch of whimsy in an otherwise crass environment.
Happy to report that Sonia Dog totally ignored the yappy next-door-neighbor dogs on our walk yesterday evening. On the other hand, yesterday morning she went bonkers when we encountered a slow-moving golf cart with a prancing dog attached to each side of it.
Fiorella's first pet was a goldfish whose major--and final--trick was floating upside down.