Scooter go to Cemetery
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Scooter good dog. Scooter like to go for ride. Today Grandpappy say to Granny
â€śCome on, letâ€™s get a move on. I thought you wanted to go to the cemetery todayâ€ť
Scooter understand â€śGoâ€ť Scooter get excited. Scooter dance. Scooter bark. Grandpappy say
â€śYou canâ€™t go Scooter. You have to stay homeâ€ť
Scooter sad. Scooter good dog. Scooter want to go. Scooter see Grandpappy take something out of car. Grandpappy leave car door open! Scooter run! Scooter jump! Scooter lay down. Scooter not bark. Scooter not dance. Grandpappy close door! Scooter go for ride!
â€śDid you see Scooterâ€ť yells Granny to Grandpappy.
â€śYes, I chased him away from the carâ€ť answers Grandpappy. â€śLetâ€™s go!â€ť
Granny and Grandpappy get in car. Car makes noise. Car move. Scooter is going for ride! Scooter wants to see. Scooter gets up. Scooter sits. Scooter no move. Scooter no noise. Car no move!
â€śIs this spot OK with you to leave the car?â€ť say Grandpappy
â€śYes, but roll the back windows downâ€ť say Granny
â€śWhy? say Grandpappy
â€śItâ€™s pretty warm today, and the car will get hotâ€ť
â€śWhateverâ€ť Grandpappy mumbles as Grandpappy make his eyes go funny.
Scooter sees window move. Scooter is excited! Scooter want to put head out window.
â€śAnd open the trunk, so I can put my purse in. I donâ€™t want to lug it all around all afternoonâ€ť say Granny
â€śYes, Dearâ€ť say Grandpappy
â€śand we have to get back in plenty of time so I can set up for the Trick or Treatersâ€ť continued Granny
â€śYes, Dearâ€ť say Grandpappy
â€śand weâ€¦â€ť starts Granny
â€śYes, Dearâ€ť say Grandpappy in a funny voice
Scooter hears trunk close. Scooter sees Granny walk away. Scooter sees Grandpappy walk away. Scooter climbs out window.
Scooter walk. Scooter pee. Scooter chase birds. Scooter pee. Scooter chase squirrels. Scooter pee. Scooter is about to pee on big rock when Scooter hearâ€¦
â€śHello there, doggieâ€ť says a man with a bushy mustache.
Scooter jump! Scooter make short Arf!
Scooter no hear man! Scooter no smell man! Scooter confused! Scooter always hear peepul. Scooter always smell peepul. Man walk to Scooter. Scooter watch man. Scooter no run. Man seem nice. Man might give Scooter food. Man stop. Man pat Scooter. Man hand cold. Scooter no smell man. Scooter confused. Scooter try for food. Scooter hold paw up. Granny teach Scooter â€śShakeâ€ť. Granny give food when Scooter â€śshakeâ€ť
Man laugh and say â€śHey Dewey, Come here and see this dog!â€ť
New man walk over.
â€śWhat do we have here, Emmett? Is this dog running for officeâ€ť say Dewey.
â€śI hope not. I think he would beat both of usâ€ť laughs Man with moustache
New man give Scooter candy. Scooter like candy!
â€śThatâ€™s a Spangler Wonder Caramel. I keep a few of them with me to give to the kids that come in with their mother, down at the mercantileâ€ť Say he new man.
Scooter like New Man. Scooter â€śSit Upâ€ť. â€śSit Upâ€ť always make Grandpappy give Scooter food.
â€śIs that your circus dog, Emmett?â€ť said a Third Man
Scooter fall over. Scooter no smell third man! Scooter no hear third man! Scooter confused!
â€śI guess he must be, Jimâ€ť say Emmett â€śHowâ€™s your lumber yard?â€ť
â€śGoneâ€ť say Jim.
â€śProgress.â€ť say Dewey â€śHave you been out to your old farm, Emmett?â€ť
â€śYup, â€śItâ€™s run down and falling apart. The buildings are still there, but they are in a right state. But, it looks like they are going to be restoredâ€ť
â€śYou planning to move in?â€ť say Jim
â€śMaybeâ€ť starts Emmett â€śI was always happy there. What about your mercantile, Dewey? Is it still there?
â€śOh Sure. Itâ€™s a stout building. It wonâ€™t be going anywhere. Itâ€™s a restaurant and a salon nowâ€śfinished Dewey
Scooter looks at one man. Scooter look at all mans. Scooter is still confused. Scooter Bark!
â€śHush, dog!â€ť say Jim â€śNone of us, including you, want any attention.
Scooter understand â€śHushâ€ť Grandpappy tell Scooter Hush all the time. Scooter not cares. Scooter job is to bark. Then Scooter remember Granny and Grandpappy. Granny and Grandpappy are here. Scooter turn head to look and sniff. Scooter turn head back to bark at mans again. Mans are gone!
Scooter jump! Scooter look and look and look! Scooter no see mans. Scooter run! Scooter tail is tucked! Scooter yipe and yipe and yipe! Scooter run back to car!
â€śWhat the hell are you doing here!â€ť say Grandpappy
â€śWhatâ€™s wrong with my baby!â€ť say Granny â€śYouâ€™re shivering like it 30 belowâ€ť
â€śMaybe he saw a ghost.â€ť Grandpappy laughs
Granny looks at Grandpappy with her unhappy face and keeps petting Scooter.
â€śLetâ€™s get my baby, home.â€ť say Granny
â€śYes, dearâ€ť say Grandpappy