Monthly Archives: July 2008

News From the Show Scene

To our enormous delight and relief, Miss Tess (Ch. Soyara’s Cunning Little Vixen) picked up her second major last month at the McKinley KC shows to finish her championship. Tess was a handful to show. After some early come-to-Jesus meetings … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

To Remember

Today marks the 92nd anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Some 20,000 British soldiers were killed that day and nearly 40,000 more wounded. The 1st Newfoundland Regiment went into action at Beaumont Hamel. Of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Handy Latin Phrases

Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat. It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! God, look at the time! My wife will kill me! Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est. The designated hitter … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

The Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Moves On

In December, my company was purchased by a private European concern. Otherworldly as I am, I knew that mergers are rarely good news for the employees of the mergee. Still, hoping against hope, I hedged my fears: they’re technology oriented… … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized