In that particular case it made sense. That sleeping dog can lie there undisturbed.
There is another sleeping dog my instincts did tell me to roust and I am glad I did.
I won't get into any details here to keep from embarrassing anyone but after being out of touch for thirty some odd years we are in touch again and it is a good thing.
She's raised a trio of sons and done well and she and her husband are retired and doing quite well.
To find out why the blog is pink just cut and paste this:
http://piccoloshash.blogspot.com/2009/12/my-feminine-side-blog-stays-pink.html NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED IN THE WRITING OF TODAY'S ESSAY