Her name was Shasta. She was a beautiful young collie and my girls loved her. How did she come to live at our house? I stole her.
When my two daughters, Cathy and Kayla were young, they wanted a puppy and after a steady diet of watching Lassie on TV, they were attracted to the canine and begged me to get them a collie.
I did what any loving father would do. I stole one for them, but there’s more, much more, to the story.
I decided to place an ad in the Ruston Daily Leader with the goal of locating a collie