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Lover of all things Dog.

  • Resting Beach Face

  • Hoppelganged again

    Might Micron and his doppelganger

    Hoppelgäng  verb (hä-pəl-ˌgaŋ) The phenomena that occurs when you and your doppelgänger are coerced into wearing bunny ears. Sentence usage: “Darn it, we’ve been hoppelgänged again.“ You know, I’m not the only one who enjoys this. The guy can rock the… Read More ›

  • Why the vet is on speed dial

    “Jager! Darn it, doggie,” I say. “Will you please shift your butt into second gear or something?” We’re ankle deep in the usual anxiety driven morning rush. I’m simply trying to walk to my car and Jager keeps stopping short in front… Read More ›

  • Portion control

    I watched as my cube farm colleague folded the top of the bright yellow candy wrapper and place it in her desk drawer. “What are you doing?” I ask. “What?” she said. “That’s a half full bag of peanut M&M’s,”… Read More ›

  • No bunny’s being fair

    “Not fair,” says Holly. I’m concentrating on loading the dishwasher the right-and only-way and look over at her. Holly’s watching out the storm door into the backyard. “Probably not,” I say. “But I’ll bite. What’s not fair?” “Jager gets to eat… Read More ›

  • National Puppy Day 2016

    On this annual celebration of National Puppy Day, here at Sword House we find ourselves in a rather unfortunate situation of being “between puppies.” Sure, I have three dogs dropping their spring coats throughout my home, leaving me to wonder… Read More ›