Monday, August 15, 2011

When in Rome

I was lucky enough to spend the last 10 days in Italy on a family vacation.  In between the sights, the wine and the food we were able to bump into a gentlemen in the streets of Rome walking his English Springer Spaniel.  Although there was a major breakdown in communication, since neither of us knew each others native language, we were able to exchange some pleasantries through massive amounts of hand gestures.  We also showed each other photos of our dogs on our cell phones.  From this exchange, I learned that this man hunted his springer and he was also thrilled to see that we had two springers of our own.

Even though this was a chance meeting on a street in Rome it was a great feeling to share the love of the bred.

til next time....