The nip in the air is the first clue, and as they turn a corner he's sure.
He'd thought so when she'd switched from summer to winter attire – and that fuzzy black jacket was a dead giveaway.
He knew this wasn't going to be an ordinary walk.
He turns his head and sees the dreaded 'Open' sign, and he knows, involuntarily straining at his leash.
Ugh!!! Grooming. What a complete and utter waste of time. Didn't she know yet that he liked muddy autumn walks in the park, chasing squirrels and jumping in the lake? I mean, really, a whole morning of being poked and prodded and – the indignity – blow-dried. And the very worst of it all: dog clothes. What would it be this year? And why didn't she at least let him pick? It's never a good day for a trip to the salon!!!
Media: Acrylic, ink, watercolour and graphite pencil
Surface: Cartridge paper (acid-free, 220gsm)
Size: A2 (16.5" x 23.4"; 42cm x 59.4cm)
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