Dogs don’t really want to catch squirrels? Tell that to Montana and she would laugh in your face.
The cartoon reminds me of the dogs and squirrels at Cornell. A squirrel would be sitting at the base of a tree munching on an acorn and a dog would be crouched a couple of hundred feet away, watching the squirrel and waiting to make his move. Then he would take off like a shot, aiming straight towards the squirrel. The squirrel would remain unperturbed until the last few seconds, then it would zip up the tree until the dog went away.
The dogs used to remind me of Charlie Brown and the football, but now I think of the people who play the lottery. The odds of them winning are slim, but what a payoff if they do!
This human, on the other hand, doesn’t want to catch the squirrel. He just wants it to go away and leave his bird feeder alone!
I can easily understand why they might choose to talk with the dog rather than with his human servant — I thought that part was funny. But I don’t understand the reference to extermination. Can anyone explain?
a lawyer who specializes in bringing cases seeking damages for personal injury.
late 19th century: from the reputation gained by certain lawyers for attending accidents and encouraging victims to sue.
But lawyers don’t just look for people who have suffered misfortune. Some, for example, lotterylawyer.com, advertise their help if you win a jackpot.
In fairness, this Forbes article suggests winners should hire a lawyer as well as an accountant and a financial advisor before they claim their money. But Andy and I don’t have to worry, it’s been a long time since we’ve bought a ticket.
Skip this post if you’re not a dog lover, or if you are and aren’t ready for a good cry. John Pointer had to put Benny, his beloved dog, to sleep and wrote this cathartic Facebook piece from Benny’s perspective. I’ll never forget the phrase, “Don’t worry, buddy. I gotcha covered.” It goes straight to my heart.
Unlike Earl we took thousands of slides and print pictures in the past, but we do love digital cameras. It means so much to be able to see the pictures right away, and it’s also so much easier to organize them. Are you a picture taker too?