If all friends were such
If you knew him, you'd know he was a Child of the Secret himself. We got him when he was 10 weeks old, and no one knows what happened to him in those 10 weeks. His family of choice was worth fighting for, he was ever vigilant against all threats and afraid of absolutely nothing. (At four months old he took down a huge male Rottie who seemed a threat to me. Just stood on that Rottie's chest and snarled.) He also had an eye for pretty ladies of the human kind. He would spot them from a mile away. Once on a walk, he was staring at a pretty girl on the other side of the street so hard that he never saw the mailbox. Walked right into it — BONG! went his head. The girl had seen him staring at her and just cracked up!
He nursed my wife and I through sickness, he got us over heartache, watched over us in bad times. He's on the other side with the rest of the pack now, and I hope he's finally resting.
Now he's a full partner in The Barneson Group, a management consulting firm. Here's what the New York Times Workplace section had to say about Jake the Dog:
Or as Julie, Jeff's beautiful wife, says ... "trusty assistant is beside you again."
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