June 27, 2008

"We Could Look at Puppies."

"After all," I explain, "that is not the same thing as a dog."

"Puppies have a marked tendancy to turn into dogs," he tells me.

I sigh. "Don't you remember what Juie Bernstein told us?&mdaash;'Once a puppy, always a puppy. Though sometimes the dimensions get slightly larger.'"

"The dimensions always get larger, unless you manage to off it," he responds.

You see how badly he wants one, right? Else why protest so much?

"You know," I tell him, "I think you're getting way into some left-brain-dominant thinking. Do you need to go back to T'ai Chi class? Because it seems to me like you aren't living in the now. Be here now. Don't worry about the future. If your heart calls out for a puppy, you need to respect that call."

See, he thinks I want a pit bull, or a golden Lab, or German Shepherd, or a retreiver. But to me a tiny little terrier would be just fine, once I got Mandy acclimated to him or her. Mandy is very tender with little doggies, once she understands that they are family members.

So I think we have everything all settled, now. Except for the part wherein A the H sees the puppy and realizes the error of his ways, and submits to what he really wants, deep down. And how long could that take?


Posted by Attila Girl at June 27, 2008 11:29 PM | TrackBack
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Except for the part wherein A the H sees the puppy and realizes the error of his ways, and submits to what he really wants, deep down. And how long could that take?

Not very long. If he likes Korean/Chinese cuisine, he will very soon realise that you can have your very own premium-fed free-range Scottish terrier stewed in a delicious broth of Chinese cooking red wine, traditional herbs and spices, and a dash of salt. At a very nominal fee, or even free, if you pick it up at the pound.

:)

PS Get a chihuahua. Much less hassle.

Posted by: Gregory at June 29, 2008 06:32 PM


Ooh, I forgot to post the recipe.

http://www.elook.org/recipes/asian/11666.html

Posted by: Gregory at June 29, 2008 11:54 PM


Oh, gee, Greg--thanks for the help!

Posted by: Attila Girl at July 2, 2008 03:59 AM


:D

You have no idea how long it took to come up with that flamebait, okay? That is possibly the only recipe featuring dog meat online that I could dig up in anything resembling Net-time. And then no response whatsoever... sigh.

In all seriousness, the way some people treat dog cultivation in China is offputting. I'm not against eating dogs, but the idea that a St Bernard gave his life so's I could eat some stew is kinda nauseating.

Bambi, not so much. You haven't lived until you've had venison cooked with ginger and soya sauce in a hot pot. And a dash of wine...

Posted by: Gregory at July 2, 2008 04:55 AM




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