Category Pet Peeves

The Fun House Effect

When we first bought our 5th wheel I really thought those mirrored closet doors in the bedroom were a plus.  Then came the day when I first really used them to check out how that outfit was working for me.  That’s when I discovered that they had the “fun house effect”.  And, I don’t mean the good “fun house effect” that makes you look taller and thinner, this is the one that makes you look shorter and fatter.

I remember doing a double take and thinking…..”Whaaaat??”  I am already a short person at 5’2″ and, at the time, I wasn’t as thin as I would have liked to be, but I could fit into a Lee’s size 8.  Okay, yes, Lee’s run large (that’s what I like about them). But, still initially it was a shock to think I looked that fat...

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Breed Restrictions

When we are looking to try out a new RV destination we always check their pet policy as it’s not uncommon for some parks to have breed restrictions.  They usually state something like this:  No Pit Bulls, Rotweilers, Dobermans, or any aggressive dogs or mixes of these breeds.   And, since we have a Pit Bull mix that eliminates us.  But, you know what?  Even if we didn’t have a dog from their restricted breed category, we wouldn’t go to a place that had them because we have no intention of giving folks that ignorant our money.

Dogs aren’t born aggressive.  People make them aggressive.  Some breeds of dogs are more powerful than others, that’s true.  But, just because they can be powerful does not mean they are or will be aggressive...

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