The Cookie Chronicles
Chapter Eight—The Rescue Mission
May 21, 2020
(On The Road Part Four)
Dawn came awfully early the day after Mr. B went tumbling down the ravine adjacent to our motel room. And I was kidding about rounding up crampons, carabiners and quickdraws for the rescue mission. My actual “gear” consisted of a worn out pair of tennis shoes. Not so much as a rope to tie off of our deck and hold on to.
Cookie herself took an immediate interest in the task, but was securely prohibited from participating by Mrs. G, who kindly reminded me that she’d spotted a rather large bird of prey parked in a tall tree just outside...