Andi has been calling Maggie, "that black thing." While it sounds harsh, she is saying it lovingly. The bigger girls are very gentle with her and read to her and sing her songs very quietly. She is taking it all in. Mostly from her kennel. Though tonight, she has elected to stay outside of her cage for a couple hours -- wow! She doesn't bark...she stays frozen when you set her down. She is definitely shell shocked.
Lucky for her, we had our annual trip to see Santa. She had some peace and quiet while the girls visited Santa and then shoe-shopped til they dropped. Sophia got the cutest pair of Toms -- much cuter on than I thought. And we got Andi Uggs because that child REFUSES to wear socks, and doesn't have any other warm shoes to wear. She has one pair of silver glitter Mary Janes. With the snow falling, that just won't cut it.
Tomorrow Dave and I head out to (hopefully) finish xmas shopping while the girls hang with the beloved neighbor. It will be nice to be done shopping and just sit back and enjoy the holidays without having to go out in the crowds.