gnaw on the ornament as a distraction.
warded, but the ornaments had been bought out of
convenience and with not much thought.
it was eventually dispensed with when it got beyond a vi-
It's darker than it was, but at least it's in one piece
again. One day I may do some further work on it and
restore it to a more faithful representation of its original
appearance, but it'll do for the present. It probably now re-
minds me of my dog more than my grandparents, but either
way, it's a memory I'm reluctant to relinquish. There was
another broken ornament I managed to salvage from the
bin (quite literally) and restore, which I'll maybe
(Oh-oh, there go another five members.)