Once upon a time, there was a happy little dog named Joy. She discovered a nearby tree that provided hours of entertainment. It seemed, when she ran in a circle around the tree, the end of her leash was always within a step or two. If she could just run a tad faster, she might catch it. She never did...
It became her daily challenge, "Must catch the end of my leash!" Until one day, her tree was buried deep in the snow.
Undeterred, she found a nearby telephone pole that made a fine substitute.
When the snow melted, she was again reunited with her beloved tree. And then, one day as she sprinted towards her tree, anticipating the fun and excitement she would soon experience chasing her leash around it, she was greeted with...mulch.
Crestfallen and dismayed, she sniffed the ground, hoping for her tree to reappear some how, some way. And just when I thought the saga of the tree was over...Joy noticed a street sign sticking up from the ground. Yep. You just can't keep a good dog down. She didn't even need her leash for this one, just her tail it seems.