This is kind of great in a, “should have figured as much” sort of way. Someone was searching for my blog and could only find the Cooking Issues blog that I write for. Huh, that’s interesting. So I Googled “Mindy Lvoff” and found the same thing – I keep coming up under the Cooking Issues posts that I write. So I decided to Google “Mindy, recipe for disaster” to see if I could find my blog that way.
It’s a story about someone buying a dog, naming her Mindy, and finding out that she’s an absolute… disaster. She quickly gets labeled as a “killer dog,” even though she doesn’t kill anyone, and terrorizes the owner’s village. At one point, she runs around, nipping at a shepherd’s flock of lamb (where the hell is this place? we’re not in NYC anymore) and refusing to stop until her owner literally throws herself onto Mindy to restrain her. All I could think while reading was that I, too, enjoy lamb.
Feel free to read the little story, but it ends sadly with Mindy being trained into an obedient child, I mean dog. I wonder if my father wrote this as an exercise in creative writing. Mom, feel free to comment on this post under your usual name: “Anonymous.” It’s really a story about crushing the spirit of the dog – personally, I thought she had a lot of character in the beginning of the story when she was a wild, unmannered, female dog… But the owner says that if she didn’t train her, someone was actually going to “shoot” Mindy. Again, where the hell is this place?