Dogs are notorious for hope. Dogs believe that this morning, this very morning, may begin a day of fascination, easily grander than any day in the past. Perhaps the work did go badly yesterday, perhaps the humans are wild with sulks and rages, but this morning can yet be saved: don't humans understand anything?
Every morning, in dog pounds all over America, hundreds of dogs awake to their last day with gladness in their hearts.
Today I am finishing up the laundry, and cleaning the house. School tomorrow.