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79 thoughts on “May we all have that level of confidence.”
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I wish my pictures looked like that. Perfect balance of coy and cocky.
Pretty much a dead-ringer for “Titantic”-era Kate Winslet in that last one.
For the first time in my life… I wish I really was a dog.
Also, “Titanic.” #typoOCD
Ya can’t stop beauty!
Note to self: be more like Dorothy.
That tummy is begging to be tickled – what a star!
Lord, cutest freckled nose puppy of all time.
I know the feeling!
Dorothy Barker (aka Knives) is so cute! So is she totally house trained now?
Sorry Dorothy: Only poodles get to be drawn like French girls..
I’ll take a page out of Dorothy’s book any day. Wise dog:).
Love! That is all.
Here’s looking at you!
I have an overpowering need to kiss that sweet pink belly! Mwwahh!
I just love that she’ll actually sleep on her bed. Both of mine look at pet beds with haughty disdain, and snore on the floor. Now that they’re old men, that’s pretty much all they do, other than morphing into CUJODEATHDOG when the lawn care dudes are in the yard.
Weedwhackers are apparently the instrument of Satan.
Too cute! My girl is a total diva and poses every time she sees the camera!
YES! May we all!!!
omg. I needed a laugh today.
Pictures of me often turn out like the middle one…horror with a tinge of fangs.
You are so fabulous with your photos, I love them. What about the other creatures in the house do they get jealous of Dorothy Barker?
You have the coolest pets ever! My cats are usually licking themselves in the pics I get of them!
So cute LOL!
Hahah…Yes. Yes, we do need that level of confidence. And fur.
And can I say, I want more.. more more…
Tsk tsk, Dorothy, fishing for compliments? Don’t be that girl. Never be that girl.
Totally Dorothy Barker, Totally!!!
Totally needed this!! Dorothy Barker…you are the bees knees for sure!!
Dorothy is a natural.
If your house happens to run into an iceberg make sure there’s room for both of you on a floating door.
OMG. “Draw me like one of your French girls”.
I just snorted coffee on my keyboard….
Dorothy Barker is so cute. I wonder if she had a round table at the pound. (Okay, really obscure, nerdy English-major reference).
Behold, the Cutie Patootie!
She was just fishing for compliments. I’ll bet the next thing she said was that she’ll be in her trailer.
Same experience with the cats.Imagine if we all had the confidence of a regular house cat.What a world.
Dorothy Barker looks adorable in all those photographs. So funny 😀
Saw a sign that read, “May I some day be the person my dog already thinks I am.”
My new goal.
Kaiju does this same pose! It is totally adorable (and impressively without any shame or modesty!).
You go, Dorothy. #slay
You go, Dorothy. #workit #slay
So, you’re not calling her Knives, anymore?
(Only when she’s biting. Or growling. Or eating my food. ~ Jenny)
That third picture is too much. She’s adorable. 🙂
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I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille…
i love this. i needed the lightness today. thank you, jenny
I know it’s actually got foxes on it, but the disembodied heads on this waistcoat totally look like Dorothy Barker’s face. http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/121126048197/1840-s-waistcoat-i-dont-normally-post-stuff
Mate, that’s the cutest. You need to make them into greeting cards
She is clearly not worried about her upper arm fat, and is not positioning herself for maximum upper-arm slenderizing. Damn her and her skinny, furry little arms.
Point a camera anywhere near our dog and he vanishes into thin air in under 5ms. It’s a talent…
Great pics Jenny!
dogs these days…have more confidence than we do
This needs to be on merchandise…
Holy cow…what a great start to my day!!!
do you rent Dorothy Barker out for parties? mainly parties of one sitting on the couch for snuggles? Can you make a plush of her and put it in your Zazzle store?
Seriously, that dog is ridiculously cute. Oh wait. Am I allowed to use the D word? Does she know?
Cute photos <3
Never let go, Dorothy. Never let go.
Oh sure the dog lays there spreadeagled and she’s adorable. I do it and Walmart asks me to leave.
… And I sincerely apologize if I’m not the first one to make that joke.
Awww! She’s adorkable. The Titanic reference is disturbing. Hilarious. And disturbing.
Our Papillon went through an awkward inbetween stage. (Caterpillar stage?) I’m not saying DB is anywhere near the gangly, pre-adult, puppy-fur-hasn’t-quite-transitioned-to-full-on-floofiness stage our RN went through. She is already super-lovely.
And on closer inspection of that last photo, girl seems to know it. Or it could be the “eyebrows.” Angry or confident?
LMAO! Fantastic and hilarious from beginning to end!
Dorothy Barker looks just like my dog!
you’re funny. flying to israel from south carolina would be way better if i could read your new book while doing. let’s just release it tomorrow. k?
hi. any dog named dorothy barker is totally a french girl of mine. my writing recently has your influence written all over it, but not enough where i’m freaking out, unsure that i’m plagiarizing my idols, which is NOT so punk rock.
ps. you make me want to go to texas. <3xo, peach s.
“as basically copied word for word from an actual text.
despite my oft sensible choices in life i still have a fucking headache [that’s clearly going to try to kill me any minute now, and i did the thing i do where i dismissed my auras as ‘just me being stupid’ as fucking usual], and i’m pretty sure this migraine thing is something i will eventually give the same buddhistic regard [to] as i do with the rest of my [oft ignored] logic, [like you’re supposed to] with [all] parts of life you [feel like are all about] learn[ing] to deal with- but NOT THIS ONE QUITE YET. [because i have to develop patience, which will happen after i deal with this god-fugly perfectionist problem that i inherited from my grandmother and her mother whose visage i bear an eerily uncanny resemblance to, and she also suffered from the grammatically fucked up condition called “chronic migraine”, as if it just is always there but sometimes dormant, waiting to strike whenever, and i really feel the perfectionist thing has everything to do with being the source of my chronic migraine i has thing. [i mean, come on, i cut a fucking sentence on my thigh and i hate it because the “handwriting” is not only un-stunning, but it’s completely sloppy, like serial killer handwriting. I WAS BLEEDING, HOW WAS I SUPPOSED TO KNOW. I KEEP WISHING IT WAS OKAY TO CUT SO I COULD JUST FIX IT. i’m really glad i didn’t stab myself with india ink this time, because that would be more apparent and way more annoying to explain to whoever sees my thigh and actually asks why i have “THE EYE WOULD PREFER TO LOOK AWAY” tattooed to my poor unfortunate skin. over a scar, they’d probably assume i was an angsty teenager with a penchant for linguistics.]
i don’t hope your phone explodes diarrhea or anything, but my texts are long, languid and devastatingly articulate by default, and could never pass as tweets. and this one is off the radar due to surviving my newest claim to fame: holding the guinness book of world records award for “LONGEST PSYCH-RELATED INTAKE EVER….furthermore, i didn’t even cry, because that’s exactly all my anti-depressant seems to do- SUPPRESS TEARS…..and furthermore, the guy giving the intake was like my age and exactly fucking like me.
by the way, my brother is exploding the diarrhea for you right now, complete with post-diarrhea moan. now a sigh. lol. be glad it isn’t you.]
(okay two actual texts)
DUDE i’m being dead serious- MTV PRESENTS: THE GREAT GATSBY, PART TWO. WHAT THE FUCKING FUCK [zelda fitzgerald is still alive!?!?!?!?!? that must be really hard for her.]
To quote the kids these days, literally me.
So funny 😀
Brilliant! I love when my dogs make faces for photos! DB is fabulous!
Your dog is awesome.
Like so awesome.
Can we dog-share?
Dorothy Barker needs a play date with Indiana Jones! https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/10933926_10104082769743550_3550119017978909717_n.jpg?oh=a43b356b8ce7dd247d5e67c1423257f3&oe=55FBA86F
I vant to be alone. Woof.
This is the truth, I went on a really important job interview yesterday and the woman’s name was DOROTHY BARKER. I couldn’t concentrate on making myself seem amazing enough for her to hire me so I probably blew it… but I am still chuckling today so I will consider it a victory. Sidenote – I think you are awesome and hilairous. Thank you for being the Bloggess.
Oh, how I needed this today… Perfection.
Fizz, my nine year old Papillon, would also like to be drawn as one of your French girls.
the spoon theory is one of my FAVORITE things I have read. as someone with a movement disorder, depression and a huge ration of stress in my daily life I think it works to explain a myriad of different issues people may struggle with all the time. Love your blog, and kudos to you for bringing light, smiles, and thought to other people!
I know the feeling!
I dont confidence