The weather outside is frightful . . .

K9 Pocket's response to the coldest day of the year (temperature below zero):

 "Mom, I really really want to go out.  I LOVE to play in the snow.  I won't get cold, I promise!"   . . .

"OK, since I can't play outside, then I will help you with your work."

 I guess she really likes helping, as she keeps jumping up on my keyboard.  I think she may be telling me I need to start writing more blog posts! 

pocket typing.jpg

Historians discover new WWII political figure: a dog named Jackie.

 

Jan 7, 8:28 PM EST

Heil Hound: Nazis dogged by Hitler-mocking mutt

By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER 
Associated Press

 BERLIN (AP) -- Newly discovered documents have revealed a bizarre footnote to World War II: the Nazis' dogged obsession with a Finnish mutt who gave not a howl, but a heil. And, just as absurdly, the totalitarian state that dominated most of Europe was unable to do much about the canine's paw-raising parody of Germany's Fuehrer.

In the months preceding Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union, Berlin's Foreign Office commanded its diplomats in the Nazi-friendly country to gather evidence on the dog and its owner - and even plotted to destroy the owner's pharmaceutical business.  Click here to finish article.