It’s a Dachshund Thing Yo!

Roxie, first day home

Roxie, first day at  home

I love dachshunds. They are like potato chips, you can’t just have one. Growing up, one of my aunts had a dachshund name Kimba and I fell in love with the breed. They are so funny looking. To me they look like little coffee tables with tails. When Molly & I were in college we almost adopted one, but wisely decided against it. It wasn’t until few years out of college when we finally got our first Doxie,  Roxie the Doxie.

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Sooooo, Why did you move to US?

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Summer 1986, fresh off the boat!

So why did you move to US? I still get this question asked all the time. I have been living in this country most of my life but I will always be an immigrant. I don’t really mind it though, immigrant sounds tough and cool. I’d like to think  I am like the immigrants who came to Ellis Island all those years ago, but I came on a jumbo jet with inflight movies not on a sardine packed boat when people didn’t bathe very often.

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