So, after Jordan had been through her dental surgery, she didn’t drink for a week. After June went through hers, she was back to normal, with maybe a more raspy bark, in a day or two. Big JC? Well, he took his own path to full fitness. The night the JCs came back from the … Continue reading On Post-Op Complications
Actual text conversation with my wife after I had clearly lost control of my phone...
Based on the Guardian series, here. When were you happiest? Any time when my wife and I were together, with nowhere specific to be, ideally with a hot drunk and the pug pack. Which living person do you most admire, and why? Elizabeth Warren. I believe she has a plan to really make a difference. … Continue reading The Q&A
This kind of a confluence doesn't happen by accident. That's all I'm saying.
You’re right; we’ve been here before. A rescue pug (or two) who comes to us with poor teeth that need a lot of expensive care. This time, though, it’s the JCs - they’re not, strictly speaking, our pugs. We’re fostering them…but that's beginning to feel like a much more long-term deal. The thing with pugs … Continue reading On the JCs’ teeth
My driving teacher was an older lady with no time for anyone’s shenanigans. She was a former prison guard and had very strong ideas feelings about racism and race relations that she was not shy in sharing. She told me, very early on, that if she shouted and ripped the wheel from my hands (I’m … Continue reading On Driving Teachers