Dog Tired

The precise origin of this idiom is uncertain. It can be traced back to many works of literature from hundreds of years ago, including Shakespeare who used the term “dog-weary” in his play, The Taming of the Shrew. It means to be extremely tired to the point of exhaustion, and anybody who’s spent enough timeContinue reading “Dog Tired”

I’m Thankful for my Puppy

I’m thankful for my puppy She brings me lots of joy And even though she tears them up I bring her lots of toys I’m thankful that I found her And anyone can see Not only did I rescue her But Maple rescued me I’m thankful that she’s sweet and cute And really loves toContinue reading “I’m Thankful for my Puppy”

A brief history of Dalmatians

Dalmatians are easily one of the most recognizable breeds with their white coats covered in black spots. They’ve been known to ride with firemen and cause all kinds of trouble for that wicked Cruella DeVille. They were my favorite breed when I was a child (likely because of that famous Disney cartoon), and I alwaysContinue reading “A brief history of Dalmatians”

Finding Maple

I didn’t want to get a dog from the shelter. “They’re crazy. They have issues. I’ll have to deal with the trauma and I don’t know how or have the time.” Those were my thoughts and excuses, but my sister convinced me to at least give it a shot, so I did. There’s a small,Continue reading “Finding Maple”