Thank you E-town

I was awoke out of a sound sleep to what sounded like armageddon. I could hear screaming and wailing from all of my children and Scott screaming even louder and then on top of that I could hear Darren's puppy crying and yelping louder than any of them.

I threw on my robe and went running out into the midst of chaos to see Scott holding the screen door open just far enough to get his arm out and was beating on something, the kids screaming frantically (that doesn't do it justice) "IT'S KILLING OUR DOG!!!" and my entire front yard was full of people...neighbors, strangers driving by...just people willing to help.

It turns out that Maddie had taken the puppy out front and hooked him up to go potty and as soon as she came back in the house a pit-bull came out of nowhere and attacked our puppy. He was putting up a fight for his life but the other dog wouldn't let go. They were against the front of our house (they broke the siding) and against the front door. Scott was trying to get the door open far enough to beat the other dog off and drag the puppy through the door quickly but was unsuccessful. People driving by stopped and started beating the dog and throwing rocks, our mailman was the most heroic though. He grabbed a golf club from one of our neighbors and beat the tar out of the pit-bull...he hit him so hard he bent the club but it didn't touch the dog. Scott was beating him with a huge torque wrench and it didn't do any good. The other dog finally drug the puppy over into our neighbors yard near his door and finally after getting another golf club the mailman beat the hell out of the pit bull and our neighbor successfully pulled the puppy inside his door.

The dog then started trotting off down the street surrounded by a group of people who didn't want him to get away before the police and dog warden showed up...which they did eventually. I can't believe what good shape Deuce (the puppy) was in after all that...I expected him to be dead and in pieces...but he wasn't. He was traumatized for sure and covered in blood. His one leg was really mangled and you could see the bone...but he was alive and the vet says he thinks he'll eventually be ok. Scott said the neighbors basement landing and steps were covered in pools of blood. And we know he was also sprayed with pepper spray with the other dog. Bless his little heart....I just felt so helpless looking at this little puppy wanting comforted and scared to death and knowing I couldn't make it better for him....not to mention for my kids! Oh my gosh...my kids! The word traumatized doesn't even begin to describe what they were going through. They were scared to death about the dog and then they were scared that the dog would get Scott...it was just a mess.

I want to thank all of the people who literally risked their lives to help save this little dog and help our family....Thank you. We'll keep you posted. (and it will probably be in the paper tomorrow...the reporter was here for quite a while.)


Here you go Megan!


1. Who was your first prom date? I didn't go to prom...I was already married and had to work at Cedar Point.

2. Who was your first roommate? Randy...unless you count my foster sister Carla that I had for a short time.

3. What alcoholic beverage did you first drink? Amoretto then Wild Irish Rose...hey what can I say? I was high class! lol

4. What was your first job? Telemarketer for Olan Mills Portrait Studios

5. What was your first car? Grey 1980 Chevy Malibu that was doing a mean lean to the left because the suspension was off.

6. When did you go to your first funeral? My Grandma H. in 6th grade

7. What was your first surgery? Third grade...tonsills out right before Christmas.

8. Who was your first grade teacher? Mrs. Looney...and boy was she! She beat me with the wooden paddle for coloring on the carpet. I was bruised all down my back and legs!

9. Where did you go on your first ride on an airplane? Connected in Atlanta then Ft. Lauderdale.

10. When you snuck out of your house for the first time, who was it with? My friend Charmaine and then it was only to sit in my yard beside my house. lol Other than that I've never snuck out.

11. Who was your first best friend and are you still friends with? My Soapie Soap Soap! And my cousin Michelle.

12. When was your first sleepover? Wow I can't remember...early with my cousin Michelle.

13. Who is the first person you talk to in the morning? My husband Scott.

14. Whose wedding were you in the first time? Michelle's...no, actually my moms when I was was 13.

15. What is the first thing you do in the morning? wake the girls up for school

16. What was the first concert you ever went to? Oak Ridge Boys...Lorain County Fair.

17. First tattoo or piercing? No tattoos, but I had my ears pierced when I was in third or fourth grade.

18. Who was your first crush, EVER? Wow, I can't even remember his name! It was in kindergarten. The earliest name I can remember was Mickey Buck. I was in first grade he was in 2nd.

20. First TRUE love? Scott.

21. First Heartbreak? Scott

22. When was your first detention? I've never had one.

23. First fight? Alot of them. Michelle used to come over and play with my neighbor Pam and they'd gang up on me and ignore me in like 3rd grade. lol

24. First Hangover? I was 21. The day after Michelle and Dewey's wedding. It was the first time I'd ever drank and I'm sure I had alcohol poisoning...it wasn't pretty.

25. First Sporting event? Football game in high school. Go Wolverines!
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