She believes that her bark and chasing is what makes the airplanes keep flying over our backyard rather than landing and getting us. She believes that she can protect us from the squirrels. She will win the stare contest with them everytime. All in the name of duty. She believes that she can save us from the big, black Lab that moved in next door. And she believes that she will be the first one to see Santa's sleigh flying over Cypress tonight. She is already at her post and it's only 2 in the afternoon.