|November 20, 2017
Clint Eastwood's advice in "Dirty Harry" that
opinions, like certain body parts, are best kept to
my daughter Sarah went off to college for four years, she
left her one year old Pomeranian "Lily" with us.
Well then, she went to law school for another four years and
certainly wasn't in a position to take her dog back. Then it
was off to work with a law firm in Washington DC for a year
or two, then she accepted her dream job with the Screen
Actors Guild in New York City.
We still have Lily,
and have gotten rather attached to her.
around here is to protect Hazel from every hazard, including
me. If I try to climb in bed at night, Lily will pop her
head up from somewhere on the other side of Hazel and growl
... grrrrrr ... and, if I ignore her, the darn dog actually
tries to get me, I've been nipped more than once. So, I
sleep on the couch a lot.
along the line, I sent this recipe I found on the internet
to Sarah ... "Stewed Dog (wedding style)". Yes, it
is a real recipe from the Philippines:
Within a minute or two, I got a
return email from Sarah:
LEAVE MY LILY ALONE!!!!"
years ago, or so and out of college, I was on a bank
examination crew for what is now U.S. Bank, traveling the
Midwest, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Montana. One of the
fellows on my crew had been in the Air Force, stationed in
Alaska. He told he he'd become friends with a civilian
worker on the base, a 100% Eskimo, and he was invited to
come to their home for Thanksgiving. He said it was the most
unusual Thanksgiving of his life.
For him, their
guest, the wife had purchased and prepared a nice small
turkey, but for the rest of the family, she'd gone to the
local pound earlier in the week to select a nice dog, which
they all ate with great enthusiasm, everybody got a
As I write this, Lily is taking a nap
on the sofa in the motorhome, snuggled up and looking ...
well ... tasty.
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To echo Sarah's sentiment, "YOU LEAVE LILY
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