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Lucy and I just arrived in Zurich for our flight to Los Angeles. We're trying to find some discreet spot to pee on the floor...maybe drop a few Tootsie Roll-sized poops. (Thanks, I used the ladies room, but there's no access for doggies to outdoors here like there is in transfer areas at Dulles and other airports. Oops!)

More blog items tomorrow!

UPDATE: Lucy is so polite. I put down a newspaper for her on the floor in the bathroom, and then, in a dark corner, and she refused to go. She waited all the way to Los Angeles. 11 hours!

Naturally, there was a screaming baby on our flight -- actually, scratch that, make that a screaming 5-year-old. Unshutuppable for about 10 minutes at the end of the flight. (I'm sorry, but at what age is this tantrum nonsense supposed to end?)

Compare her behavior with Lucy's: She hid on my lap, completely quiet, completely still, under my shawl, for much of the 11 hours. What's pretty wild is that Lucy seems to "get it" -- to know when she has to be quiet and hide. She's actually quite the "conspiratrice," I told the very impressed French lady next to me on the plane, thanks to American health regulations forbidding dogs in restaurants...which haven't stopped Lucy from going to them...not even once!

Posted by aalkon at July 29, 2004 2:37 AM


I'll never eat Swiss chocolate again!

Posted by: Jim Treacher at July 29, 2004 5:36 AM

I do like your new word - unshutuppable!*grins*

Posted by: Kara at July 31, 2004 10:44 AM