It’s funny, or at least it can be made mildly amusing for the sake of a blog post: Jordan the tiny face-biter, Lectering her way around our apartment complex. The reality gets to be a little…stressful. She seems very very intent at getting very very close to anything that moves, and then hanging on with… Continue reading On Training Jordan, Part 1
So we have chosen you to look after our pugs… Well done, you, for having won the dog-sitting version of the lottery. By looking after our furry favorites, you are the chosen ones. I hope you appreciate the honor we are paying you. So, this is what you need to know. John Henry The Reverend… Continue reading On Being Chosen to Dog Sit
There’s a joke I like. How do you know if someone doesn’t own a TV? Oh, they’ll tell you. It’s a format that works for all kinds of groups. Vegans, liberals, anime fans. Some people can’t wait to tell everyone about the thing that makes them superior. And then other people feel superior by telling… Continue reading The Secret Society of Pug Owners
When you want something, but you know that wanting it more or less proves you’re a terrible person? This is that.
In a previous post, I listed the things that most strike fear into the heart of our little hero. Now, in these dark and uncertain times, I’ve decided to balance that out with a new list of things – those things that make The Rev’s day. His mommy Snacks Mealtimes Naps The rest of his… Continue reading Things that The Reverend John Henry Underfoot Loves
First, this title clearly identifies how very not-American I remain, despite being in this country for almost a decade. The proper American version of this would be: On the things I will do when I am rich. And good luck to you all in this endevour. Unlike every American, who is just one great idea,… Continue reading On Daydreams of Being Rich
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