Bites and Bytes in the Dog Days

The Princeton Echo, September 2019

-Bitesand Barks Eliane
Illustration by Eliane Gerrits

The problem is becoming more painful every day. I have a bad sense of direction, I am constantly guilty of missing turns, getting off on the wrong floor, and I always struggle to find my house keys. Are they lying on the bedside table, in the kitchen drawer, or in my handbag? And where is that handbag again?

My four-legged housemates, on the other hand, know exactly where they can and cannot go, keep track of their location, and sashay in and out of the house without any guidance from me. Here is the big difference: they are golden retrievers, and I am not. Fitbark-Elaine.jpg

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