The Luck of the McMena! If there is anything McMena loves as much as a treat, it is the morning after a snowfall in Central Park. Here it is, St. Patrick's Day '07, in the park around 8:00 a.m. Dogs can be off-leash from 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. in New York City parks. Recently, though, this non-posted guidline spurred a lawsuit which, thank McMena's lucky shamrocks, failed. However, the end result is expected to create official regulations granting off-leash hours. We'll hear something next month, I'll keep you posted.
McMena doesn't like it when it's raining or snowing, and she doesn't like walking on the salt-treated or sludge covered sidewalks to get to the park. But once she sees several inches of fresh powder (in this case, kinda fresh pellety) she trembles. Her ears shake, her smile widens, she runs faster than when she was that one-year-old tasmanian devil that had to be locked in a seperate room when people came over.
New York City area children were also lucky this weekend. They got a an extra day off because almost all schools called Friday a snow day.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!