We have decided to become foster carers for pugs in need. After that, things moved pretty quickly. We picked out a cute-looking little guy from the charity's website and made our claim. To our surprise, we got him...and then he got sick and wasn't ready to be around other dogs, so they offered us a … Continue reading On Our First Fosters
I don't know about you, but I am offended on his behalf. It's just a small mercy that he can't read.
When two dog owners get together, it doesn’t take them long to get to the point of all dog stories: poop. Every dog owner has a good poop story. Don’t they? I mean, it’s not just me, is it? Before we got John Henry, I tried to read up on dog behavior, dog training – … Continue reading On Not Being Trusted to Fight Off Tigers
Sometimes, it really is just the little things, like how John Henry tilts his head, that make us love him just a little bit more.
So, everything I know about dogs I have learned watching our two fluffsters. Including this: dogs love melon. Whodathunk?
The kids loves to run in their back yard. Unless it's even slightly damp. In which case, this is what happens...
How hot is it? It's too hot to play. Ms. Jordan is having none of John Henry's shenanigans.
I’m weeks away from having paid off my car. Blanche is very nearly all mine. It’s taken 5 years but it’s the first car I’ve paid off since coming to this country, and it feels like a milestone of sorts. Another stamp on my Being a Grownup card. Of course, now I'm getting near to … Continue reading On Fords
Since we moved into a house with a yard, John Henry has discovered a hitherto dormant territorial side to his personality. Sure, he guards us from UPS drivers, trash trucks, and joggers - the usual suburban threats - but the danger he works hardest to protect us against is the threat from the air. His … Continue reading Video: JH’s No-Fly Zone
What would your adorable fluff bundles be like if they were really people? This is a question that literally no-one has asked. And so, here is my answer. The Reverend John Henry Sure, we have a very good backstory for The Reverend John Henry, but what he really is is a kid that never had … Continue reading On Pugs as People