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Puppy Love

By Floridagirlinsydney
She was older, wiser-- she'd been around the block... many, many times I might add.
He was young.  Innocent.  In an unfamiliar, new place.
For several days, the tension in the air could have been cut with a knife.  They gingerly danced around each other, neither wanting to make the first move.
He tried to get close to her; she turned away, pretending not to notice him.
When he wasn't looking, she'd watch him longingly from across the room.
And in a moment of weakness, as she lightly dozed off on the lounge (that's Aussie for couch), her gorgeous blonde curls shining in the light...
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he could resist her no more.  And she could feel his eyes piercing her, like the intense Australian sun on summer day.
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And he couldn't stop staring, and he knew what he needed to do.
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So he played hard to get, because he didn't want to seem too eager...
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And he spent some time with the guys, trying to play it cool, ya know-- like it's all about bromance and stuff.
Baby Sam
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But in the end, a surprise visit (from the gardener, to re-sod the hole someone dug) brought them together-- at the window to gawk.
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And that night the deal was sealed...
Sam and Ruby sleeping
And so began a love that will last them their lifetimes.
Welcome to the family Baby Sam, we are so happy to have you here you little hunk of chocolate Labradoodle love.

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