My Self Portrait

Private Gatsby

Hello everyone. My name is Private Gatsby, and I am so excited to be here and writing to you!

Who am I?

I suppose you could call me a dog, a yellow lab, retriever mix to be more precise on my looks. Don’t ask me about the paws-on-the-keyboard type stuff, just know it happens somehow.

Why am I here and why am I writing a blog?

There is so much content out there on the web these days, and I just find myself tangled up in its webbiness; overwhelmed, dubious, bored, distracted and mostly I feel lost like Pooh in the 100-Acre Woods.

Think of this like watching fun YouTube videos, except at the end, you will feel good about yourself and learn something other than that a cat can fall off a high bookshelf and not get hurt.

Or, like finding out that there can be a delicious and fulfilling substitute for Cheetos. Who better to do that than a working dog with a mission?

What am I planning on writing about?

Here is a sampling with a Sprinkling of distracted playful things that might remotely be related to, or make you think of deeper, more Important Things that might be educational and seem intricate, or boring, or possibly sad or uncomfortable and therefore should be addressed because Ignoring them would be probably worse than Addressing them. Like cavities.

Sometimes, though, I ignore run on sentences and other grammatical rules because I am a dog and I can.

So, the list: veterans and their families are very important to me especially because I work for Home Base and that is my passion and my job. Of course, Canine Companions is important, as well; you will hear about my brethren assistance dogs who not only work with people such as vets, but also, those with mental or physical disabilities even hearing dogs…. SO much to tell you about Home Base and Canine Companions, but I will have dedicated entries for them.

dog with a mission

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