Author Archives: Greg Hlatky

How About Passing a Budget First?

Headline:  “Sen. Durbin Calls for NFL Bounty Hearings”

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The Epitome of Gall

Oh, this is all we need: Two international delegations will be in New Orleans today to observe the state’s election process as voters head to the polls for presidential preference primaries and a special electon to fill an at-large City … Continue reading

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A Keen Pair

Dutch (left) and Ilya at the 2012 Borzoi Club of America National Specialty.

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A Spot of Bother

Looks like John Corzine, former Democratic (let’s get that straight right off) senator from New Jersey and governor of the same, is bidding fair to become, sooner or later, a guest of the US government due to 1) breaking someone … Continue reading

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A Government Monopoly

Dear me, the feds must be furious: Eight people are to be questioned on counterfeiting charges on Monday after they were found with $100 million in fake U.S. treasury bonds in their possession, Polish authorities say. The Central Anti-Corruption Bureau, … Continue reading

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And in Other Show News…

If that wasn’t enough, we were also showing three dogs this weekend.  This aspect was much more successful.  On Saturday, Ilya was Winners Dog for a major and Best of Winners under Carole Beyerle and the Beeg Boy was Best … Continue reading

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When Helpers Fail and Comforts Flee

An old Army saying is “Never volunteer for anything.”  Since I never 1) served in the Army nor 2) have been accused of having good sense, I agreed for a second year to be the chief ring steward for the … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Right

The Dallas Cowboys plunge to ignominious defeat 31-14 at the hands of the New York Giants and are eliminated from playoff competition.  Folks, it doesn’t get any better than this.

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Just Delightful

A Grand, Grand Overture for orchestra, organ, three vacuum cleaners, electric floor polisher and four rifles by Malcolm Arnold, as performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Robertson.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from me, Madame and all the Hounds of Soyara: Diva (BISS Ch. Soyara’s Beautiful Dreamer) Alan (Ch. Soyara’s Singer of Songs) Belle (Ch. Soyara’s Southern Belle) Sarge (Ch. Soyara’s Ace of Spades) Stanley (Soyara’s Gandalf of Dana Dan) … Continue reading

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Rarer than a Photo of Bigfoot

A picture of 1) me, 2) winning at a dog show.  Little Aida goes Winners Bitch at the Cen-Tex KC show in Alvarado, TX.  The judge is Tim Robbins.

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A Grooming Tip

When showing dogs, please remember to dress appropriately.

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By their fruits ye shall know them

In the later novels of his “Advise and Consent” series, Allen Drury introduced the character Edward M. “Ted” Jason, an ambitious but shallow Governor of California, lauded to the skies by a fawning and uncritical news media, who is elected … Continue reading

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Good Riddance

So, Christopher Hitchens is dead at 62.  Much blubbering from the sinistrosphere about this stout ally of the United States against Islamofascist terror. Well, as Sam Goldwyn said, include me out from all these breathless encomia.  I had no use whatever … Continue reading

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News from the Show Scene

Well, now that I’ve woken up let me regale you with a few items from the show scene. Little Aida finished her championship by going Winners Bitch at the Trinity Valley KC show in Dallas under Rita Bell.  She now … Continue reading

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