05 April 2010
Angela and Brownie
In George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant,” things aren’t ever just his way. There are a large number of people that don’t like him. He was also faced with a situation that he didn’t want to go through. Orwell was confident that, “Moreover, I did not in the least want to shoot him. (Page 306).” Unexpected situations happen almost everywhere and at anytime. As for me an unexpected situation came across me when a gift from me to my daughter had turned wrong. We were put in a situation that was a little too late to fix. We soon then realized together that everything must always happen for a reason. Whether the thing that happens was good, by getting something new, or bad, by loosing something, there was a reason for it.
When I’m with my daughter I tend to spoil her as much as I can. The last visit that I had with her was sad. My daughter, Angela, had just lost her puppy due to a car accident. To make her happy again I had gotten her another puppy. This puppy was special. It was the only female of the litter and was also the smallest. She was dark brown with very little white on her. She had a white spot on her tall and on one of her paws. She was an energetic puppy that always wanted to play. When I first took the puppy to show Angela, the puppy immediately started play fighting with her. Angela was so excited to have a new puppy again. Angela was hugging and kissing her, trying to come with a name for her, and was even planning to buy her a collar and a bowl or two for food and water. Angela had the hardest time coming up with a name for the puppy. She finally decided on Brownie for the name of the puppy. Angela and Brownie were very joyful towards each other and also happy being together. It was a perfect match my little girl and her puppy.
I knew by giving my daughter Brownie, she would have a good and safe home. Brownie no longer had any of her brothers to play with. However she did have...