Every now and again here in Austin, we get a little snowfall. Sometimes it’s icy and therefore dangerous in a city where a light rain means a significant increase in traffic accidents. But mostly, it’s pretty white shapes drifting down and melting as soon as it hits a hard surface. And yet, still, the schools… Continue reading Snowpocalypse 2017
Hey, guy, I don’t think that’s what a golf club is for…
When you become a dog owner, a whole world of previously unimagined delights are opened up to you. The thrill, for instance, of finally finding a trash container for the full bag of poop you’ve been carrying around in 100-degree heat. There should be a word for that simple but profound emotion. It had been… Continue reading On Dog Training Mistakes
What the Internet most certainly does not need is yet another article telling people how to make working from home work for them. You know by now that you need to dress for success, that you need to set work/life balances, that social media is an essential lifeline with the outside world and a defense… Continue reading On Working From Home
Having two dogs is like having two kids in a surprising number of ways. Near the top is the sudden moral requirement to choose your favorite: all families need a pecking order. Now we have the lady Jordan alongside The Reverand John Henry, we need to establish their order in our affections. So, let’s break… Continue reading On Choosing Your Favorite Child
I’m not an actual Texan, of course, so it’s hard to be certain. But this looks like the epitome of social-realist design. Look, they know we’re going to need to poop behind a dumpster one day, so why not set up actual facilities? Well done, Austin. Once more, you’re at the vanguard of what’s possible!
As this is the first dog I have ever had to train, I have made myself an instant expert by reading some of one book, watching YouTube videos, and one episode of the Dog Whisperer. The Reverend John Henry will not suffer other dogs barking in his home without joining in with all the force… Continue reading On Dog Training: the Basics