Hey, folks. It's me ... Denali!
I know my mom likes to write about all the silly and funny (and sometimes bad) things I do. As if she doesn't know that I get away with it all because I'm so cute. You know I'm cute. Right?
Anyway, I want to tell you what my mom did. She made me a list of something called resolutions. I am not sure what they are all about but I wonder whether it has anything to do with all those fireworks the other night ...
Mom said I have three things to work on. Just three because I have a short memory.
First, she wants me to learn the word "out" as in out of the kitchen. I sometimes get in her way when she's doing stuff but if I get in her way, she drops stuff that I can eat. I like it most when she drops meat. Mmmm, meat.
The next thing on the list was to learn that outside is for business only. No chasing bunnies or squirrels. She wasn't too happy with me the other day when I went to go investigate something and I pulled her across the yard. She wasn't hurt, and I'm cute so I'm not sure what the big deal is.
The last thing is to stop licking people's pants. I especially like Mom's pajama pants. It might be weird but you never know what you'll find – a drip of hot chocolate or a splash of soda. I'm just helping ... right? Right!
Of course, as I think about all this, I think Mom needs a resolution of her own. She needs to stop putting me in people clothes just because she thinks it's cute. I'm cute enough without the purple scarf or the pink headband.
Kimberly Dupps Truesdell is Denali's mom and assistant features editor at The Journal Gazette.
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