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crafty canines

  • Dreams come true: dog pee edition.

    My worst nightmare is having a house that smells like dog pee. Forget zombies or that dream where you’re at the grocery store nekkid. Having a house that smells and that people…

  • All Walter does is win.

    It’s time for America’s favorite game show … WHAT’S! IN! YOUR! MOUTH! Today’s contestant is our reigning champion, Walter the Wonderdoodle! Walter initially came on our show at his mother’s urging, as…

  • Behind the Doodle.

    Working from home has damaged my ability to get places on time. And having a puppy has really just destroyed whatever remained of my “get there when I said I would” skillz. Case…

  • Sometimes blessings hurt.

    Walter the Wonderdoodle is pure joy – jumping and exploring and drinking it all in. However. He’s jumping on people and brand-new kitchen cabinets. Exploring means that he’s unearthed a bunny nest,…

  • Death and Mexico.

    Because I strive to celebrate the absurd and find the humor, I’m going to tell you how it really went down. I took a long-awaited girls’ trip with three of my most…

  • Goodnight, sweet prince.

    The joke is that I had to marry my husband because I fell in love with his dog. Who wouldn’t love this face? It’s funny because it’s true. Or partly true. I…

  • In which I feel all the stress.

    This morning, I was wracked with anxiety over something that happened in 1983. I was in third grade and, as youngsters of my ancient generation were wont to do, I learned cursive.…