They may be man’s “best friend” but I see plenty of women in the public parks, on a regular basis — not with their children or grandchildren — but with their DOGS. I can’t say that the dog park replaced the ball park, but their does seem to be some kind of correlation. Civility is BEGinning to wain to the canine. I have witnessed, first hand, the protection that animals are even given in more prominence than people. More about that in the next post . . .