My parents have been keeping our dog for a while now (she loves to run, they have some land, and it's summer). This week they are also keeping my brother's dogs while they try to sell their house. It's a good ol' grand-dog sleepover. It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of dogs, … Continue reading For the Love! (of Dogs)
It was one of those stories which The Scientist knew he would never tell, one which he barely wanted to recall to himself, and he was quite certain that no one else had witnessed it; but the fact that it WAS a story which COULD be told - more precisely an actual event that had … Continue reading 8// Survival
In which, shockingly, advertising and real life do not agree.
People keep telling me to let sleeping dogs lie. Call me old-fashioned, but it we start down that road, the next thing we know, groggy dogs are cheating on their taxes and fully awake dogs are stealing my car.
I thought taking care of a puppy and raising a toddler would be very similar, but I'm finding there are a ton of differences. For instance, one constantly climbs on the furniture, eats any and everything left on the floor, destroys our stuff, poops and pees all over the house, and can't be trusted alone. … Continue reading On the Differences Between Kids and Pets – Part 1