They approached the dog park to the rhythm of a loose metal sign banging against the fence. The strong wind annoyed the trees, especially the most bashful ones that had just begun to bud. Puddles, a Boston terrier, displayed an excited strut as he anticipated playtime with his friends. His hipster owner glanced at the rules and regulations like always without actually reading them.
The usual Saturday afternoon crew of dogs and owners were there, along with a few new people. You could always tell the new members by their initial compliance with rule 14, ALL OWNERS MUST CLEARLY DISPLAY DOG PARK ID WHEN IN THE CONFINES OF THE PARK.