Found and Lost: The Story of Flyboy

By | January 12th, 2012 | 3 Comments

A Flyboy in headlights. -- drawing by Arielle Angel

Arielle Angel is a Miami native and Brooklyn-based writer and artist, the co-founder of, and an occasional Beached Miami contributor.

On New Year’s Eve, on my way to a potluck in North Miami Beach, I spotted a Shih-Tzu running headlong at my car with his tongue hanging out, the poof of his off-white fur ablaze in my headlights. I stopped the car and opened the door. He jumped in and laid down in the passenger seat. He was filthy and collarless. Just like that, I had a dog.

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