I went to visit The Warehouse. It is the place where dad spends a lot of his time. It is the place where he builds sets for those theatrical productions that he loves to work on.
I discovered a new friend … Nathan.
I could have stood there all day while he scratched my head. It felt good.
But – while I enjoyed the attention – I was there for another purpose. I was there to explore!
Another clever puppy just like me!
Yes, yes, I know. It was only my own reflection. But what a handsome looking reflection it was! Yes sirree dog, a mighty fine-looking pup, I must admit.
While I was there I thought that I would practice my ballet. Here I am, in first position. Or is it second? I can never remember.
Dad and I played “Fetch the scrap of 2X4” for a little while, and it was fun chasing after this piece of wood, and then trying to stop but instead sliding past it on the smooth concrete floor. Wheeee! I can’t do that on the lawn in the back yard!
“Hey dad, can you show me how to use this thing?”
“What do you mean, I can’t use it? Why not? Don’t you have any safety goggles that will fit a puppy?”
Oh well … until I get the correct PPE* I will have to let dad do the work for me.
The last thing that I discovered was a set piece from a show that the company did a couple of years ago. I think that it was called Big. It obviously was about a dog … a BIG dog. And, being a show about a dog, I’m sure that it was a big hit. A BIG hit — get it?
Anyway, this set piece is supposed to house a mythical creature called Zoltar who – I guess – gives advice to the Big Dog on where to get a doggie treat. So I put in my piece of wood, and waited. And waited. But Zoltar never appeared. And I never got my doggie treat. I think that this Zoltar is just a big rip-off. A BIG rip-off — get it?
Anyway, that was my exciting visit to The Warehouse. Now that I know where it is, I can always go back. I hear that auditions for the next show will take place in that Warehouse. I think that the show is called City of Angels. Hmmm … do you think there is a role for a clever puppy in that musical? I better getting my audition piece ready!
* For you safety-types, I’m sure that you know what PPE stands for: Puppy Protective Equipment!