I love my two dogs, Coco and Belle. I remember the dogs I had as kids, Boomer, Peppy and Caesar. I can remember my dad talking about his dog Smokey and how he claimed that the one time he ever get in trouble was for tying Smokey to the water heater. I believe the “one time he got in trouble” is a bit of a family legend.
I recently obtained this picture of my great grandmother Laura Cecil Donald Gillespie that has Laura Gillespie and dog Mckey or Mickey 1950 on the back:
Do you think this is the same dog as:
Hmm. Not too sure. The dog would have been 6 years older in the picture with Granny, but not enough black on it’s face unless the sunshine is making it look white. Looks like a similar dog.
I just love the picture. Sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair, reading a book with your dog. Sounds like a lovely way to spend the afternoon.