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Crime, Punishment, and Construction Equipment

This story is one of the first really interesting and bizarre things that happened to me. It's a tale chock full of twists, crime, and deceit, guaranteed to satisfy even the most discriminating BtyB reader.

It takes place when I was a sophomore in high school, before I had any clue whatsoever regarding women. Despite my objective inexperience, I had managed to attract my first real girlfriend. I'll write the full story some day on how I met her... believe it or not, I won her over by memorizing more digits of pi than she memorized. Let's all pretend I didn't just admit that. Anyway, she was very attractive, super cool, and perhaps the most compatible girlfriend I've ever had. Now she is a fighter (like amateur UFC or something) and a stripper. Her name is Allison.

One of my good friends at the time was a fellow named Charles. There always seemed to be something a bit odd about him, but I wasn't sure what it was. Later I would learn that he had been sent to juvenile detention for attempting to stab his stepfather.

Abbie Says: Please Be My Valentine!

On Sleepless in Durham

I met Abbie quite recently and was struck by what a loving girl she is.  She loves to play, she's a bit shy, and she is such a sweetie!  I just wanted to take her home with me.  She is so good - she only climbs into one chair, and that one only after she was invited - but now that is her spot.

Abbie is another foster dog I've photographed in my volunteer work with BFPA.  If you want to meet her and adopt her, please contact Best Friend Pet Adoption, a no-kill animal rescue organization based in central North Carolina.  The folks at BFPA are fabulous and have so many animals who need new human families. Do please support them.

Here are a few images of this sweet, sweet girl.  I think she's just saying, "Take me home! I want to be your Valentine!"

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