Pet adoption: Giving our dogs a good home

In September 2008, I came home from work one afternoon to find a dog in our apartment. Joel and I had talked about getting one for a little while and he took it upon himself to find a dog that a family didn’t want anymore and brought her home. We named her Miko, meaning Shinto Princess, or something like that.


A little over six years later, I came home one November evening, after getting off work and going in for a haircut, to find another new dog in our house.


Meet Hattori, named after Hattori Hanzo, the sword maker in Kill Bill named for the famous Samurai. (Pronounced Huh-tore-ey) Continue reading