Simply 6 Minutes: Dog & Koala

A definite must see in this post – a koala in a commercial and an old cartoon. I can’t imagine what kids would think of that cartoon nowadays! Thanks for your contribution!

The Sound of One Hand Typing

Two cute animals for us to deal with this week. On the right, a Dachshund, better known as a “wiener dog.” They were originally bred to get badgers and other burrowing animals out of their burrows and to hunt mice and rabbits (their name literally means “badger dog”). A pretty tall order for a very short dog. I mean, badgers are tough bastards, so they have to be pretty scrappy little guys to put up that kind of a fight. They were brought here in part to deal with prairie dogs.

I worked with a guy who had a couple of long-haired Dachshunds. He really loved them. They come in short-haired, wire-haired, and long-haired varieties, and in three sizes, standard, miniature, and kaninchen, or “rabbit sized.”

There was a bizarre cartoon developed in the ’50’s called Clutch Cargo. Clutch was a freelance writer and tough guy, who traveled…

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