Benji Is One Down Dog

Benji Is One Down Dog

Benji Mishler at his home in Cherrywood in Austin on May 26, 2021.Benji has the square, earnest jaw of a high school quarterback who’s about to win state. His eyes are the rich, liquid brown of a half-melted chocolate bar. His distinguished salt-and-pepper fur is very soft, silky against your hands when you stroke the fuzzy slope of his back or when you bury your face in the crook of his neck and coo that he is a good boy, the best, and also an angel. He’s like George Clooney, if Clooney were shorter and hairier, had a sense of smell that was 100,000 times better, and pooped along a north-south axis in alignment with the Earth’s magnetic field, as dogs are suspected to do. He would like to sit in my lap, if that’s all right.…View Original Post

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