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What part of GROWL does she not understand?

Coco very much wants Chuck’s bone, and Chuck very much does not want her to have it. Keep in mind that we can count on one hand the number of times Chuck has barked in his lifetime. Also, Jon and I just got a wild hair and decided that we desperately need a break from [...]

Oh my God

BYU students demanding that Gold’s Gym stop being so damn sexy “Some college students in Utah County are calling some music videos pornographic, and they are trying to get a health club to take them off its screen.” Oh, dear. The list of their demands includes “no rated R movies or sexually explicit or racy [...]

Owl piggy bank

This is a piggy bank that I bought for $4 on clearance at Urban Outfitters before Christmas that I thought we could use to teach Leta how to start saving money. Because all those nickels that I give her for making Mama a hot dog are starting to add up, and soon she’ll be able [...]

Working for a living

We’re just beginning to train Coco — she already knows how to sit, shake her paw, and she’s got FREAK OUT down pretty well. Getting her to lie down on command and stay in that position are the next lessons, and after that we’ll teach her to roll and pose calmly for photos. Today we [...]

Home remedy

Jon’s head is perpetually congested, and last month he took a round of antibiotics for an ear infection. His ears started to fill up again, so he decided to try an over-the-counter remedy that involves dripping some sort of peroxide mixture into his ear canal and then stuffing it with tissue. When Leta saw him [...]