Archive for February 13, 2008

Dog Jack – Pitbull War Hero

It really is a small world.  Today I went to Terrierman’s excellent weblog and found this story about Dog Jack, a brown and white bull terrier that learned to understand the bugle calls of his civil war regiment.  Read more about Jack here:

In a wonderful ‘small world’ coincidence, it turns out I know the woman who trained the dog that played Jack in the soon to be released movie “Dog Jack“.  Piglet is a 3-year old deaf pit bull who was left by her “breeder” to die as a baby puppy.  Fortunately for Piglet, she was adopted by Tracy Doyle who not only saw Piglet’s potential, but who also had the training skills to make her shine.

February 13, 2008 at 5:32 am 2 comments

Politics – “It’s the revulsion, stupid”

Thanks to Kristi Jo who sent me this link to today’s post on Daily Kos:

This quote from his blog pretty much sums up my feelings on the matter too:

“I would vote for an honest, non-Republican illegal immigrant atheist gay transvestite who was a bigamist involved in both a gay AND heterosexual marriage if I thought it might help get my country back on track “

Check out his funny and insightful blog entry – and be sure to participate in his poll.

(in the spirit of journalistic disclosure I feel that I must add that: I am an agnostic, I am not a republican, two of my best friends are lesbians, my brother was a drug addicted transvestite {and my best friend} and my first love was the son of an illegal immigrant….)

February 13, 2008 at 4:45 am 1 comment

Because A Dog’s Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste


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