First Come, First Served

This is Sheriff Peanut Butter Brickle. And we are now at our third camp in New Mexico. Oh, it took us a long, long time to finally get here from that Texas place last week. Today is the day that we meet the people and animals at Desert Paws Of New Mexico Animal Rescue. We are staying at an indian reservation place, just a few miles from Santa Fe called Cochiti Lake.

I tell you all of this because I am a Sheriff, and part of my job is to give details. I know every inch of my brindle beauty patterns, and I have attention to detail. Since I know detail, I also know why you should be arrested this week. If you confess, the sentence may be lighter. Or not.

Now, in every state I have visited so far on this Adventure Of A Lifetime, I have had to fight off the masses of adoring fans. And whether they are in my physical presence or my imagination, or both, it is a hard job. Fantasy? I think not.

I decided that I could not give out all the attention that the masses were expecting. And so I decided to enforce a new policy. First come, first served. And New Mexico taught me this policy.


You may think that getting to camp #3 was easy in this New Mexico place. You would think that you just pull in and park your Big Blue Treat Wagon RV, and get to eating. Like fans think that they can just meet me, pet me, and expect me to like it. Not happening. We found out that when you are in New Mexico, if you wanna camp, most of the time, you better get there early. Because my friends, first come, first served is their motto. And it is now mine.

When you pull into camp, you see what spot you want…if there is a spot, and you grab it.  Problem is, there are only so many spots to go around, and if you don’t get one, you have to keep driving.  It is like when fans want me, but there is only so much of me to go around, and Girl Person and Boy Person adopted me, so that is that.  Move on to the shelter and find another brindle beauty.  I know it won’t be the same, but it will help.

But what the first come, first served policy has taught us is another lesson on this trip. Sometimes, you just have to go with the flow.  Like when Deputy Digby pees on your leash and you have to smell it all day.  You just have to let it go, because he is gonna go.  Kinda like when the steps to the RV don’t work and the persons have to lift us in and out and or forget the steps don’t work and they fall out.  Go. With. The. Flow.

If you don’t get a spot wherever you are trying to go in life, maybe the next spot is better.  It may take you longer to get there, but in the end, it may be worth it.

Life is not always what we expect, and sometimes, you don’t get what you thought you needed.  But then when you come up on the next destination, you realize it WAS what you needed and that it all worked out.  So if you are trying to get in line to adore me, maybe what you need instead is to find another beauty at your shelter or rescue and adore him.  It may be a long way for you to get there, but guaranteed, his journey was much longer.

New Mexico gets to have us around until next Wednesday when we will start our trek to another state…Arizona.  But until then, if you want my love, I only have so much to go around.  First come, first served.  Get. In. Line.

-Sheriff Peanut Butter Brickle

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