Monday, April 3, 2017


"Ooooh, it's a corgi/husky hybrid!" says the enormous, blocky-looking nerd with the round head. He's referring to Coco, who resoundingly ignores him on her beeline to her favorite tree to pee. I say "nerd" advisedly, not as a pejorative: he's  a shambling stack of lumpy cubes with a sphere perched on top, wearing a suit jacket over a t-shirt with a molecule on it (without googling it, I'm going to say caffeine, just to look at him), and a goofy, earnest expression beneath his buzzcut hairdo.

When I gently correct him that Coco is, in fact, a Shiba Inu, he says, "Oh, I am familiar with the breed."
One year ago: Trains are Heavy, Possibly Also Your Mother
Two years ago: Hierarchies
Three years ago: Can't Stop. Won't Stop.
Four years ago: Why Do They Still Call Them "Straphangers?"
Nine years ago: 4-3-08 Knight of Pentacles

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