She growled endearingly: “When are you taking us to the beach, D?”
“Soon, fearless one.” I said.
“You better or I’ll turn every shoe you own into a chew toy!”
And then we laughed and barked and started counting the days till we own the beach yet again.
Yes, I hid my shoes just in case Ronja gets impatient.
the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction.”her eyes sparkled with anticipation”