Welcome home

Today, I’m making Nelson a cake. I haven’t made a cake for human consumption since, uh…I actually don’t remember. It’s not important. What’s important is I’m making one for Nelson, because today is his two-year adoptiversary. Also, we adopted a third dog. To say this was not in the plan would be an understatement. We didn’t … More Welcome home

Jingle bells, Batman smells, the dogs all ran away

I love Christmas. I feel like this is at odds with my identity as both a black-hearted cynic and a dirty liberal, but I really love it. Christmas lights are my favorite lights. I’m a big fan of giving gifts. I’m split on the music; I’ll listen to any arrangement of “Carol of the Bells” 300 … More Jingle bells, Batman smells, the dogs all ran away

Welcome back

Can you even be mad when someone returns an amazing dog? I mean, you can, obviously. As a rescuer, you’re probably supposed to be mad, because that person signed a contract and said this dog was now part of their family, but they’ve dumped them back on you two weeks before Christmas. It kind of … More Welcome back

Stupidity bites

If you haven’t heard, Montréal voted in favor of breed-specific legislation this week. This is what it means for people who already own pit bulls, per CBC News. Not mentioned in that particular article but elsewhere: authorities can enter someone’s property without a warrant to apply the bylaw, a dog will be deemed dangerous if it … More Stupidity bites