So here's the story behind this blog posting. In our last (and also first) posting, Pharyn and I noted that "For..Next Loop" precision would be the next topic. That topic really came out of nowhere. While attempting to drag Pharyn outside (She's 65 pounds, and all of it's muscle) to punish her for eating AN ENTIRE POUND of RAW TURKEY BACON that she STOLE OFF OF THE KITCHEN COUNTER (Really. I swear.), she pleaded with me to take it easy on her
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So I was talking with my dog, Pharyn, the other day, and she was telling me that—wait, perhaps I'd best backtrack and provide a little explanation: Pharyn is my family's dog. Well, Pharyn Rose, actually; my step-daughters didn’t think just ‘Pharyn’ was feminine enough. She's a whip-smart Dalmatian-Pitbull Terrier mix with the endurance of a sled dog, the strength of a grizzly bear, the heart of a lion, and the brain of someone whose idea of quality television doesn't include "The Jersey Shore," “Big Brother,” or so-called ‘reality TV’ programming in general.