Zack the dog

2015 March

Big dogs, trouble, and the Balm of Gilead

2017-07-18T02:36:17-04:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

It was last evening. “Dad,” she said. “Can I hold the leash?” “No.” “Please,” she said. “No.” Zack, our big-as-a house German Shepherd, has been a little disobedient on his walks lately, chasing the monkeys and whatnot. Liz wouldn’t be able to hold him. “Zack has given even Mum a hard time lately,” I said. “You [...]

2014 September

I got the snip-snip, thanks. But, sure, let’s get a dog.

2017-07-19T00:38:03-04:00September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re around the breakfast table and the kids are bragging about how old they are, that is how mature and experienced and all that. Liz makes the point she’s in Year 7 now, which, in their international school in Uganda actually means high school. The other two aren’t far behind. Which brings the table conversation [...]