Love won’t keep us together

This post isn't really about dogs. Sorry. Here is a picture of the always adorable Wyatt to compensate.
This post isn’t really about dogs. Sorry. Here is a picture of the always adorable Wyatt napping on a rock to compensate.

In the wake of the national embarrassment/lurking catastrophe that is President-elect Donald Trump, I have much admiration for those who preach “healing,” “coming together” and “loving one another despite our differences,” all, incidentally, the same types of sentiments we spew after a mass shooting or act of terrorism.

I tried to follow in their path, but I can’t. Maybe the altitude of the high road got to me. Continue reading “Love won’t keep us together”

The No. 1 dog breed for everything: shelter dog

'Hey, Reese, what breed are you?' 'Spoiled. What about you?' 'Filthy.'
‘Hey, Reese, what breed are you?’
‘Spoiled. What about you?’
‘Filthy.’

The lists are endless: The 10 Best Breeds for Families, The 10 Ultimate Breeds for Runners, The 25 Loudest Dog Breeds, 5 Dog Breeds that Don’t Shed Their Weight in Fur on a Daily Basis, The Top 10 Purse-Dog Breeds, The 5 Best Breeds for Overcompensating Men, etc.

The pre-eminent canine in each case is one breed: The shelter dog. The muttliest mutt available who suits your lifestyle, if possible. Continue reading “The No. 1 dog breed for everything: shelter dog”