Every week or so, we find funny, thought-provoking or inspiring links. And share them with you. Because the internet is a constant distraction. Keep reading for this week's 5.Read More
Now that the nice weather (we hope) has officially returned to the Northern Hemisphere, we can look forward to warmer, sunnier days. We’ll be spending more time out of doors and barbecue season is just around the corner. By August, many of us will be in the midst of the hottest, sultriest days of the year, also known as The Dog Days of Summer.Read More
America's Gentleman: Boston Terriers earned this nickname in the 19th century with their gentle and friendly (if stubborn) dispositions and black and white tuxedo-like coat. Well-known for their intelligence and energy, they were originally bred to catch rats in garment factories and as fighting dogs. Although the breed's origin story varies depending on who you ask, most true Boston Terriers are descended from Hooper's Judge, a mixed breed dog (part Bulldog, part English White Terrier) from 1870s Boston. In 1893, just 20-odd years later, Boston Terriers became the first all-American dog breed to be recognized by the American Kennel Club due in part to their incredible popularity.
Have you ever heard the expression "I need to see a man about a dog"? People use colloquialisms or "figures of speech" in many languages, and across many cultures in their daily conversations. While the meanings of these phrases are generally accepted and understood, the stories behind them are often interesting and highly entertaining.Read More