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Hollie Gonzalez November 22, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Hi Queen, Love the moniker. Personally I think any breed of dog is a reflection of its owner. Pit Bulls get a bad rap all the time. Matter of fact alot of people are ignorant to the word "bull" in any dog breed. We have a pit bull in our family and she is sweet and playful, not at all vicious. I know a Bull Mastiff that is the most gentle dog on Earth, but because he is 175 pounds and he has "bull" in his name, people's first thought is to be scared of him and that he must be mean. Which is sad because he is far from it. I have had two bulldogs, and people always assume because they have "bull" in their names, they are mean, well again not the case. It really goes without saying for any kind of dog. For instance, I have a chihuahua and people think that she is a "yapper"..well suprise, she's not. She hardly barks at all. So my thoughts on Pit Bulls, or any kind of dog is that it is all in the owner, the training, and the environment it is raised in.
vet assistant November 22, 2012 at 05:33 PM
Hollie is right. Every dog should be a reflection of its owner. Dogs are not vicious by nature. It's a stereotype.
Scrooge November 23, 2012 at 01:27 AM
Hollie, What do you think about giving your boss a Christmas gift? mine gives me something every year and I never reciprocate because I think it is inappropriate. My wife says I should get something.
Hollie Gonzalez November 24, 2012 at 03:01 AM
Hello, I think that if your boss gives you a gift, and you have that type of relationship with him or her, then a gift is appropriate. He obviously feels like he needs to get you something every year. Does he give gifts to the whole company or just you? Are they good gifts? I don't mean that in a greedy way, I mean it's not like he is giving you a company pen, or T-shirt is he? If that is the case, then a simple thank you is appropriate. If he is going out of his way to get you something nice, like a new golf club, or a gift card for you and your wife to go to dinner, then a small token of your appreciation would be fine. Some suggestions could be, a gift basket, a bottle of his favorite scotch, or a nice bottle of red wine and two wine glasses. Maybe he likes football or baseball, then something sports oriented would be nice. What does he do on his off days? Carpentry? a new hammer or set of screwdrivers would work. If you feel like you really don't want to get him something, then you should maybe mention it before Christmas comes that you feel uncomfortavle accepting a gift from him being your boss and all. It seems like if he does it every year, then he is doing it out of the goodness of his heart, and you are just accepting them which kind of makes you look like a dink. Maybe he might like to get something in return. Everyone says it is better to give than receive you know.
santa baby November 26, 2012 at 01:25 AM
Hi hollie, What was the name of the lady that makes the Xmas wreaths? and her email. please. Thanks.

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