I am a Simple Dog.

I greatly enjoy the blog Hyperbole and a Half, and though I’ve read all the posts, I reread them regularly for joy and amusement.  This morning, inexplicably awake at 5:00 a.m. and already bored with all the other exciting things you can do at 5:00 a.m., a time of day when every decibel of sound you create carries the full force of a thousand nuclear explosions, I decided to read it again.  And I realized, while reading this post, that I am much more like Simple Dog than I would like to admit.

I have had a rough few months — okay, a rough several months — full of problems and change.  And this basically sums up my coping mechanisms:

As it turns out, Simple Dog just needed one thing to cope with all the change in her life:

What I need is the human equivalent of a toy that makes noises when it is squeezed.  Any ideas?


Artwork copyright Allie Brosh, strictly enforced by her copyright monster, which I greatly fear.


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