Writespiration #128,52 Weeks in 52 Words, Week 33.

This week our task master Sacha Black has challenged us to write a story in 52 Words no more no less, using the prompt The Persistent Dog.

I have gone for the literal  here as  our Ruby is a lovable persistent dog. At the moment she is sporting blue boots when go out and a soft cone of shame for when we cannot watch her due to poorly Paw. 

This is part  of 52weeks 52 Words Rules and Pingback here.


The Persistent Dog.

Can we go now, yes? please now! I will get the ball, shall I ? What are you doing, ironing! Here is my lead. You can have this toy it is one of my favourites. Oops! sorry I didn’t meant to trip you up! Let’s go! Get up, wake up now please.


37 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Judy E Martin
    Aug 16, 2017 @ 14:07:30

    Oh Bless her with her collar and her shoe! Poor Ruby, I hope she is better soon xx


  2. bwcarey
    Aug 16, 2017 @ 15:42:08



  3. Ritu
    Aug 16, 2017 @ 15:53:20

    Bless her! Poor Ruby!!!!


  4. Lynz Real Cooking
    Aug 16, 2017 @ 16:06:53

    Sweet! Hope she feels better


  5. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 16, 2017 @ 23:31:23

    Aaaww, I hope her leg is getting better. Such a sweet doggy! πŸ•πŸ˜


    • willowdot21
      Aug 17, 2017 @ 06:15:02

      She is a darling and I think she is improving πŸŒΉπŸ’œ


      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 17, 2017 @ 20:30:07

        Glad to hear that, Willow. πŸ˜πŸ’•

      • willowdot21
        Aug 17, 2017 @ 20:49:29

        We are too Betty ❣️ πŸ–€πŸ’œ how are you today. 🌹

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 17, 2017 @ 20:54:11

        Doing all right here, thanks for asking. πŸ™‚ Enjoying another warm sunny day, savoring each one before fall sets in. Summer goes too fast! How has the weather been over there this summer?

      • willowdot21
        Aug 17, 2017 @ 21:12:32

        It has been a mixed bag here Betty hot and dry one week,wet and chilly the next..
        But that’s weather for you unpredictable!!😱

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 17, 2017 @ 21:14:21

        Indeed! Hopefully more good days than bad, weather-wise. (And otherwise! πŸ˜‰)

      • willowdot21
        Aug 18, 2017 @ 06:17:26

        I went to bed after my last answer, you are probably asleep now but when you wake have a good day.🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 18, 2017 @ 20:04:45

        Thank you, Willow, it’s been good so far. 😁 It’s 2:00 in the afternoon here now (am just now finding time for WP) so it must be late there again. These pesky time zone differences! Hope you have a good night! πŸŒΈπŸ’•πŸŒΈπŸ’•πŸŒΈπŸ’• Sweet dreams.

      • willowdot21
        Aug 18, 2017 @ 20:32:30

        We have had a lovely evening with our two older boys. We went out to celebrate our middle son’s birthday, 42yrs a good time was had by all. πŸ’œπŸŒΉ

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 18, 2017 @ 23:13:25

        Happy birthday to your son, Willow. Glad you had a fun evening. πŸŽ‚πŸ˜ƒπŸ’›

      • willowdot21
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 05:29:40

        We really did it was his birthday on the 15th but with work commitments for the lads that was the first time we could get together. Our youngest could not make it though. xxxxxx

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 20:20:03

        The 15th? My stepson just turned 45 that day. Also it was my brother’s b-day and it’s my older son and wife’s anniversary. A popular day for special events! 🎁🎈πŸ₯‚πŸ°πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜

      • willowdot21
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 21:19:11

        Yes indeed sounds like an excellent day to pick for a great celebration 🌹🌹🌹🌹

      • willowdot21
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 21:19:49

        Congratulations to all involved πŸ’œπŸ’

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 21:36:40

        Thanks Willow! And again to your son. πŸ˜ƒ
        (My brother passed away in 1952. Seems hard to believe he would’ve been 74.)

      • willowdot21
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 21:49:43

        So sad to die at nine years, before he had lived long. Life is cruel.

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 21:58:29

        He died in early January of that year (was actually just 8) of polio. The vaccine didn’t come out until 2-3 years later? I had just turned 5 and remember it all so clearly still. Was in quarantine for two weeks. Those were bad times before they had the vaccine. Thankfully we don’t have to worry about polio anymore – although some young parents these days don’t believe in shots or vaccines and we’re suddenly having cases of those old illnesses making a comeback over here. Same over there?

      • willowdot21
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 22:11:08

        So sad for you all, I was born in 1953 the polio vaccine was introduced in the UK in 1955. I remember seeing children at school with calipers on their legs after having had the desiase.
        No one in my family had polio but my eldest brother who would of been 79 this year died of gastro interitus when he was 6 months old.
        Yes some the younger mums are not having all the vaccinations done and some illnesses are returning… I call it madness. πŸ’œπŸ’œ

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 22:29:51

        Oh, that’s so sad to hear about your brother. That would’ve been terrible for your parents. Glad they went on to have YOU years later. (You’re still young compared to me. 😊 )
        Just realized it’s after midnight where are. Hope you have a good night’s sleep! (Sorry I led the conversation into sad subjects. Think flowers and hearts and sunshine now. β˜€οΈπŸ’•πŸŒ»πŸŒΈπŸ’™πŸŽΆπŸ’

      • willowdot21
        Aug 20, 2017 @ 15:46:55

        No worries life is not all milk and honey we need to recognise that. I did indeed sleep well as I was very tired. How are you today πŸ’—

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 20, 2017 @ 20:00:27

        Doing okay, thanks Willow. πŸ˜πŸ’•

      • willowdot21
        Aug 20, 2017 @ 20:28:48

        Good glad to hear that

      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Aug 19, 2017 @ 22:31:14

        That’s supposed to say, where you are. It’s just 4:30pm here.

  6. gigoid
    Aug 17, 2017 @ 13:57:03

    Did it ever get figured out how the wound came to be?… Just wondering…. and I hope it heals soon…. it probably puts a serious dent in her play-time…



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