It’s soft. It’s light. It’s everywhere. But who’d have thought dog hair could be so expensive?
My dog Honey has super powers—of friendliness, good manners, and shedding. Oh, the shedding. No matter where I am. No matter what I do. I’m accompanied by little golden hairs. I drop them in my food. I staple them into my papers. I wrap them into gifts. I’m looking for the kryptonite that will defeat her […]
It’s freaking cold. But my blueberry bushes have buds and my tulips are four inches out of the ground. It must be spring. What does spring mean? Alfred Lord Tennyson said that “in spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” It’s not what my thoughts turn to. I’m already drowning in […]
Gretchen Rubin wrote in The Happiness Project about the year she spent “test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happy.” The Puppiness Project is my attempt to learn the same from Honey, my Golden Retriever. The fine line between love and hate After brushing […]